Definitions

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  • adj. ordered by a court of law

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Examples

  • One-third of African-American men in their twenties are in some form of government custody, whether in prison, on probation, on parole, or under some other type of court-ordered supervision.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Mr. Prince extolled collections with a sure "taste and aesthetic," like the Barnes Collection—at least before a court-ordered transfer to downtown Philadelphia "destroyed" it—and the Glenstone Museum Foundation in Potomac, Md., owned by industrialist Mitchell Rales .

    An Artist Amasses a Rare Collection

  • But, the prosecution's case was blown apart by a court-ordered DNA review that discredited crucial genetic evidence.

    Amanda Knox Leaving Italy: Knox Heads Home To Seattle

  • He had a court-ordered curfew and was on a police watch list.

    Tampa teen in school bomb plot had run-ins with law

  • The court-ordered probe riled hedge-fund managers, who said they did nothing wrong, and made Mr. Thoma a folk hero among Washington Mutual's legions of small investors.

    Hipster Battles Funds

  • We had court-ordered access to his computers, and we used his own CCTV to maintain surveillance on his house.

    Fatal Error

  • The deadline to submit bids in the court-ordered sale is May 16, with the auction scheduled for May 20 in Missoula, Mont., if qualified bids are received.

    Silicon Valley Estate Hits Market for $59.5 Million

  • Craig Hergert/Montana Panoramic The deadline to submit bids in the court-ordered sale is May 16, with the auction scheduled for May 20 in Missoula, Mont., if qualified bids are received.

    Private Properties

  • The charge springs from an allegation that Lohan, 24, stole a $2,500 necklace from a Venice, Calif., store on Jan. 22, nearly three weeks after she was released from court-ordered rehab, stemming from a 2007 DUI case.

    D.A.: Lindsay Lohan to Be Charged with Grand Theft

  • The court-ordered review is being carried out by two independent experts and will be concluded by the end of the month.

    Witness in Knox trial says he can clear her

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