A voice for others: Michigan courts consider whether to certify interpreters
BY CHRISTINA HALL
federal funding, it states.
Rockind said the Troy officer who stopped Eweis noticed an immediate language
interpreter wasn’t brought in until the booking process, Rockind said. A district
court judge denied a motion to dismiss the breath test results. This month, Rockind filed a challenge to the ruling in Oakland County Circuit Court.
“If the system is willing to arrest people, to prosecute them and convict them of misdemeanors and felonies and incarcerate them … at a minimum, people
should understand what is being said to them at all times,” he said.