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court reporter - types every important conversation in the court, including conversations between judge and advocates on both sides, jury questions and answers, and the conversations by the involved parties.

stenographer - don't really exist anymore; personal assistant may assume this position; use short-hand to take down notes dictated by the superior, like a CEO, or bank manager, or superior. Then they type down the notes taken and given rough drafts for correction and then finally give the final report of dictation.

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