Shortage of court reporters

By Hillary Kenyon | hkenyon@whbf.com, Morgan Briesmaster | mbriesmaster@whbf.com

Published 07/31 2015 04:31PM

Updated 07/31 2015 04:31PM

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Illinois courts are facing a shortage of court reporters.
 
Officials say there are more court reporters retiring and fewer young people taking it on as a career.
 
There are currently 42 court reporter vacancies across Illinois with an immediate need to fill 20 of those positions.
 
A majority of Illinois courts have started using electronic recording devices.

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