It is the policy of the Wyoming Supreme Court and Board of Judicial Policy and Administration to secure the rights, constitutional and otherwise, of persons who, because of non-English-speaking cultural background, are unable to understand or communicate adequately in the English language when they appear or are involved in court proceedings.
The Language Interpreter's Policy adopts a tiered system for recognizing interpreter qualifications and preference for use in court. The Wyoming Supreme Court has developed an application form and orientation course for all court interpreters who wish to be added to the court interpreter rosters.
The roster procedure will be as follows:
Un-rostered interpreters may still be qualified by the local court when rostered interpreters are not available.
The purpose of a code of ethics is to articulate a core set of principles to serve as a reference for interpreters, judges and court administrators as to the conduct expected of a court interpreter. This code of ethics has been adopted by the Wyoming Supreme Court to guide interpreter conduct while working in the courts of Wyoming:
In addition to the Wyoming Supreme Court Interpreter Roster, please feel free to access the Colorado directory.