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The Legality of Translations in Court

In the US, when a contains a of conversations spoken in a , a qualified witness must authenticate and verify the translation. See v. Llinas, 603 F.2d 506, 509-10 (5th Cir. 1979).

A party who wishes to the of a translation is responsible for presenting another translation. The jury may then choose which version to believe. United States v. Rosenthal, 793 F.2d 1214, 1238 (11th Cir. 1986) (citing Llinas, 603 F.2d at 509).

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