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Why were some of Epstein’s clients names still redacted from the released court files?

Jeffrey Einstein’s court records have now largely been unsealed. But some of the names still remain redacted. Why did those people get to keep their names from getting released?
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Under what circumstances would a change to the case name occur when no changes were made to the parties involved?

Given that when a Plaintiff files an unlimited civil lawsuit with a US Superior Court, the name of the Plaintiff and the name of the first named defendant in the complaint are used to form the case ...
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How long are UK Crown Court Hearing Recordings kept?

As the title suggests, I am wondering how long UK Crown Court Hearing Recordings and transcripts are kept because in order for court transcripts to be requested, the recordings need to be still ...
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How can one search for matrimonial cases in the New Jersey court system?

Can anyone help me in my quest for finding updated listings of matrimonial cases in New Jersey? I have looked at the "Find a Case" page of the New Jersey Courts website but I cannot find any ...
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Where to find the decisions of the Supreme Court of India?

I've tried to look up the full decision on the plea that was looking to ban the BBC in relation to India: The Modi Question documentary ban by the Indian Government This Article mentions that the ...
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Why do we have a written and reasoned judgment of Bower v Brewdog?

I thought that in general, cases at the county court level are decided summarily, unless and until they get appealed to, e.g., the circuit judge. Yet, Bower v Brewdog appears to have been judged by a ...
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Are requests of court documents recorded somewhere (NYC jurisdiction)?

I'm specifically concerned with the request of documents relating to arraignments, though I don't know if that makes a difference. If a person requests the documents pertaining to an arraignment, is ...
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How can I gather data from past cases in the US? Is it possible?

I want to understand the following: Let's say I wanted to generate a report on the trends in outcomes of civil cases. Is there anywhere I could download any kind of data related to it? The parties ...
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Legality of "counter-blackmailing" with calling/reporting to the police

Is there an exemption to the illegality of blackmailing if that blackmailing is of the sort "if you don't stop blackmailing me, I will call the police"? Why am I asking this exactly? A more ...
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How to request stenographic transcripts of psychiatric commitment proceedings under NYMHL from Westchester County Court's archive?

What is the process for obtaining transcripts of the judicial involuntary psychiatric commitment hearing and what form exactly would they be provided in?
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Does the GDPR cover reference to court proceedings?

On this site many good answers are referenced by real court cases, usually in the form Surname vs. Surname [date] <link to further details>. There also exist documents (example is US so as not ...
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Where is the audio record of the Gorsuch remarks on flu deaths in Biden v. Missouri before the Supreme Court?

As news broke, an initial transcript of the hearing included the alleged statement of Justice Gorsuch stating “he believes the flu kills “hundreds of thousands of people every year”. This transcript ...
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How to find court records for Pennsylvania child support orders

I have been getting emails sent by the state of Pennsylvania about missed mandatory court ordered child support payments that my estranged father is apparently supposed to be making. I am trying to ...
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Can a minor's information be revealed after he reaches the age of majority?

There was a case of a mother who killed her daughter named Adrianna Elaine Hutto - some of the details are on this Wikipedia page. Her brother testified against their mother and he was referred to ...
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Can you recover an original traffic citation in California after the court retention time frame?

the USCIS is asking me for all criminal records or traffic offenses since I arrived in the United States 7 years ago. My only incident so far has been a traffic ticket for not showing evidence of ...
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Do courts withhold hearing transcripts from parties anywhere?

Unlike the old days when court hearings were stenotyped, these days they just make audio recordings. Later those may be typed back to transcripts. Anywhere in the world, do parties to court hearings ...
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Finding transcripts and associated documents for late 19th century Pennsylvania Orphans Court and Supreme Court decisions

Elisabetha Dietsche was my great-great-great-great-grandmother. She lived in Elzach, Baden (now part of Germany) from 1798 to 1844. Under the law in Baden at the time, she and her partner needed ...
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How can I quickly narrow down publicly viewable lawsuits about a specific topic?

I imagine there's a way instead of going through a million cases but to be honest I don't know how. And would I have to go by each individual courthouse or county website to view public lawsuits or is ...
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Is a filing in the public domain?

Apparently, a Comic book shop filed a complaint as a comic book. The third amended complaint in the case has, in part, the style of an illustrated novel. But it is also a court filing. Court ...
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What does it mean when a court case is "dismissed"?

I've heard a number of conspiracy theorists say that court cases related to 2020 election fraud were "dismissed without looking at the evidence". According to wikipedia there have been 55 ...
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How much can I see, of a dissolution of marriage filed in Alameda County, California?

I live far away from California, but want to know more about this divorce. Can I request a copy of all documents in this case online? If so, can I request the documents to be emailed to me? If not, ...
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Called court to learn status of warrant but there’s no record of one

I was hoping to resolve a warrant, as I should most definitely have one, in Colorado Springs, El Paso County. However, I called the county's warrant office and the clerk said they did not have me in ...
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Are legal records usually fragmented in countries other than the U.S.?

In the U.S., lawsuits can be brought in federal courts, state courts, local courts, etc. Each court keeps its own records, making it hard to do legal due diligence on a single entity (firm or ...
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Why are electronic and photorecording devices prohibited in courtrooms?

Observers in open court hearings often must resort to taking notes by hand and making pencil sketches. In the US we often see limited snippets of video footage on TV, and yet, there is still the ...
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Meaning of "Strike from the Record" in legal code? Is there *any* memory/record once "stricken"? By who/what handled/processed? Proof of striking?

"Strike the record" ("strike from the record", "strike that from the record") is a frequently spoken phrase in legal procedural docudramas. Are there violent connotations ...
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How to find what arguments were used in a case?

Is there a public record of the arguments used in court cases? There is a news story in the UK at the moment about the Post Office prosecuting sub-postmasters for fraud, where it was the post office ...
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How long are warrants actually kept?

Are there warrants from 100 years ago? When do they assume the person dies? Does it go back to the digitization of records in the late seventies, or further back?
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Was any (public) Internet archive's snapshot ever accepted as an evidence in a legal procedure, except patents?

This question is bugging my mind already for a while, and all of my attempts to find such a case failed horribly so far. I am simply unable to dig up any traces of a court decision - whether in US, ...
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Is it illegal for a civil litigant to report the process to the whole world?

Say Bob mounts a civil lawsuit against Rob. Bob acts pro se. The case takes ages. Bob considers telling the whole world about the case for a number of potential benefits (media coverage, supporters, ...
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How to find audio of US Supreme Court oral arguments?

The newer audio (starting with 2010) are available on the Supreme Court's website. Older arguments are available at www.oyez.org. Oyez page shows the written transcript of the oral arguments as well ...
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How to access US court proceedings if not a US citizen?

How do you access US court proceedings/records if you are not a US citizen? I've tried using the Pacer website, however, they require a verification code, which is posted to you (if you live in the ...
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Does a destroyed file allow for an expungement?

A person goes to the courts to requests a record of their criminal misdemeanor court case from over 15 years ago that ended in a Nolle Prosse. The courts respond that they destroyed "the file". But ...
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What other ways are used to record court proceedings other than "stenographers?"

Nearly all court proceedings are accompanied by a written record, generated by court stenographers. From what I understand, courts occasionally use "sound" recordings in place of stenographer records....
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Which Supreme Court justices have been the most anti-intellectual property? [closed]

Which Supreme Court justices, present or historical, have ruled the most against intellectual property rights?
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Is it possible to pull public courtroom records about cases given a specific attorney?

Given a specific attorney (name/state, bar number, whatever) in the US, is it possible to find public court records of cases they have handled? If so, how?
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Under U.S. law, can an estate's executor be penalized for accidentally losing a document before the estate is closed?

What legal penalty might apply in a situation where documents were lost by accident before settling or closing an estate? Would there be civil or criminal penalties if, some but not all, documents (...
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How can a person get copies of search warrants?

How are search warrants filed in Massachusetts? I assume they are public records. Are they filed at the county level? So, a person wanting to see who was getting searched in his neighborhood would go ...
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Are search warrants public records?

Are search warrants public records? Does it matter whether an investigation ended up resulting in a prosecution? If so, does it matter whether the case goes to trial? If so, does it matter whether the ...
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Can the military see my sealed juvenile record during the background check?

I applied for US Military Engineering Internships in California. I talked to a recruiter and he said there will be a background check. I am now in a college. When I was 14, I made a stupid mistake. I ...
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How long are the documents of courts stored in the contries of the West?

Can anybody enlighten me about how long the documents of a judicial trial are stored in the court (or in archives) and are available for studying in the countries of the West, say in France, in ...
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Help me interpret this court record

I have a relative who's been dealing with a stalker. The guy has been arrested on stalking charges and is currently in jail. There was an arraignment yesterday and we went in and obtained the public ...
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What is the process for having a trial record corrected?

I litigated a case successfully last year and some time afterwards I re-read the record, the trial transcript, and noticed that there were a lot of errors of various kinds in it. Is there a process ...
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How do you search for the status of current legal proceedings?

I'm curious about the case of Tristan Rettke, who was charged with civil rights intimidation for toting a confederate flag bag of bananas while wearing a gorilla mask at a BLM protest in 2016. The ...
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Justice Court Audio Rcordings

In NY, justice courts are to record proceedings, except when there is a court stenographer. Are these recordings court records? If they are court records, and the case has not been sealed, or the ...
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Looking for case: grad student union cannot negotiate student housing

I remember hearing of a court case that ruled that a graduate student union at a university in Illinois (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne?) could not negotiate on matters of housing. ...
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How do I find a specific case in Delaware?

I've been reading about a patent case between BT and Valve Corp. From my reading I've found this complaint: https://search.rpxcorp.com/litigation_documents/12085257 I'd like to know more about this ...
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How can I find out who an attorney represented in a case?

I think an attorney may have represented two opponents at the same time. What are the legal requirements on attorneys and is there a way to find out who their client was? I believe my divorce ...
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What does "electronic verbatim record" mean?

What does "electronic verbatim record" mean, and how is it different from "written" in the following: (v) A written or, at the option of the parents, electronic verbatim record of the proceedings ...
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How do I get my misdemeanor conviction removed from public records websites?

Awhile ago I was charged with a misdemeanor that ended up with me paying a fine and doing community service. I searched my name on Google the other day and so far only saw my charge on one public ...
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How to find small claims court records?

I'm looking for cases similar to one that I'm searching about on how to work on a defense in the Santa Clara County Small Claims Court, but I cannot the records besides the history of the process. How ...
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