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- noun Plural form of
- noun law The course of
procedurein the prosecutionof an action at law. (Can we datethis quote?) Blackstone.
- noun of a society The
published recordof its action, or of things done at its meetings.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a written account of what transpired at a meeting
- noun (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
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Allowing anyone to attend the proceedings is the next logical step, and one that the council may take someday, he said.
At this moment in proceedings a stranger who had been sitting in a dimly lit corner of the saloon bar sidled up to Nathan.
Unless unmeritorious prisoner suits can be filtered out early on in proceedings, I think it is fair to stick with the old standard.
The Volokh Conspiracy » A Creative Proposal for Reducing Prison Rape 2010
Ok, all I will say at this point of the proceedings is that the emphasis of balls is gentle, it is by no means an aggressive or direct way of address.
When Wright Gore, owner of a local shrimping business, refused to sell land the city wanted, Freeport initiated eminent domain proceedings against him.
The Litigious Legacy of Kelo William McGurn 2010
Nega was clearly angry at what she called a pattern of behavior by Siohvaughn Wade throughout her contentious divorce proceedings from the Miami Heat star.
Legendary team owner Al Davis, who usually watches the proceedings from a golf cart, keeps an almost constant presence.
Rebuilding Raiders out to put the mean back in Silver & Black 2009
Reaction Geraldine Mattioli from the international body, Human Rights Watch, says the decision to resume proceedings is a good one.
Boulting's search for the stars, however, proved frustrating; his only interviewees, excluding those actually involved in proceedings, were the Russian darts player Anastasia Dobromyslova and the former television personality Angus Loughran, neither of whom to the best of my knowledge is a cage fighter? though they'd probably be fairly well-matched.
Ronnie O'Sullivan crowned prince of the new Power Snooker generation Simon Burnton 2010
Bernanke will use all his tools to help grease the wheels for the industry, but he doesn't have as many tools in the toolbox as he used to, and if the actual law on these foreclosure proceedings is not changed, Bernanke may not have the ability to help as much as he would like.
Mike Lux: The Coming Battle Mike Lux 2010
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