Vancouver Community College’s Certificate Program in Court Interpreting has come up with a searchable online multilingual glossary of some 7000 terms in the areas of “criminal law, court-related terms [and] street language heard in court for drugs and arms.” The terms are available in English, Chinese, Farsi, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese. The project was funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia and the Notary Foundation.
This glossary is no mean feat, given the need for accuracy and the challenging fact that five of the languages use non-Roman scripts.
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[The list] was created by a certified terminologist and a