Alexander Karlsen, authorized court interpreter
Jennie Fors, lecturer in interpreting, authorized court interpreter
This paper aims to present some issues and problems existing in the system of the community interpreting in Sweden nowadays.
In a welfare state and in a globalized world the need of qualitative interpreting services is huge. Its importance is motivated by as well the aspect of legal security as the needs of good and precise communication. As we see in case Sweden these premises are jeopardized by the commercial interests generating wrong priorities by the state authorities.