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In addition, it is the policy of the Unified Judicial System to provide equally effective communication to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, in part, by providing American Sign Language interpreters at no cost to litigants, witnesses and court spectators.1 Pennsylvania’s policies regarding language access to the courts are embodied in the Language Access Plan for the Unified Judicial System (LAP-UJS).
Language services for individuals who are limited English proficient (LEP) or are deaf or hard of hearing are essential to ensure that they are able to fully participate in judicial proceedings and court services, programs, and activities in which their rights and interests are at stake.
Language access requirements apply not only to judicial proceedings, but also to a wide range of services, programs, and activities outside the courtroom that are administered under the authority of the court, i.e., provided by or contracted for by the court.12 Meaningful access to services outside the courtroom is a vital component of equal justice for LEP and deaf or hard of hearing persons.
Monitoring and Evaluation of Language Access Plan: Complaint/Feedback Procedure ☒ The judicial district will review this LAP annually to assess whether it needs to be updated.
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