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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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How long are the documents of courts stored in the contries of the West - II? [duplicate]

Not long ago I asked here a question about the period of the storage of the court documents in the West. I received only one answer, about the situation in California, USA. Actually, my question is ...
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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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Possibility of obtaining copies of court documents

I recently read about the court case Reed v. Cognitive Media Networks Inc., et al., Case No. 3:15-cv-05217, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. This case is ...
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Are the opinions of a United States superior court public knowledge?

If I bring a case to a superior court and I lose, is that information public knowledge? What are the ramifications to me? For example, could it hurt my credit score?
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Use of the RECAP browser extension when accessing PACER

There are benefits to using the RECAP browser plugin when accessing information in PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records): not paying to access PACER documents that have been cached by ...