Court Reporter Ruins Transcripts By Repeatedly Typing “I Hate My Job”
He decided to channel his inner “Shining”.
Daniel Kochanski caused chaos in New York’s legal system when he repeatedly typed, “I hate my job, I hate my job” instead of recording the court proceedings.
The Post said a source familiar with the case claimed the transcripts from the trial were a “total mess”.
I never typed gibberish. I always did my job 100 percent. I was let go because of substance abuse.I'm in recovery. July will be one year I'm clean.
Reconstruction hearings are now taking place, with people involved in former cases trying to remember what was said in the original trials.
"I never had a situation where a single court reporter was responsible for so much damage," said Claudia Trupp, of the Center for Appellate Litigation.