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Look, Your Honor -- No Hands!

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Melissa Macaluso speaks into a stenomask to create real time transcripts at Lex Reporting in New York City. She is one of a growing number of court reporters nationwide who have turned to voice writing as a method of transcription. (Levi Fishman/CNS)

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As new technology revolutionizes the sleepy world of transcription, the traditional clicking of court reporters on their stenographic machines may go the way of the crack of buggy whips.