1. A documentary account of past events, usually designed to memorialize those events.
2. Information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that, having been stored in an electronic or other medium, is retrievable in perceivable form. UCC § 1-201(b)(3).
3. MINUTES (2)
4. The official report of the proceedings in a case, including the filed papers, a verbatim transcript of the trial or hearing (if any), and tangible exhibits. — aka (in some jurisdictions) clerk’s record; (BrE) bundle. See DOCKET (1).
1. A trial record that fails to conform to requirement of appellate rules.
2. A flawed real-estate title resulting from a defect on the property’s record in the register of deeds.
1. A legally recognized original document, usually prepared or recorded by someone with authority, that establishes a fact.
1. A record that a governmental unit is required by law to keep, such as and deeds kept at a county courthouse. * Public records are generally open to view by the public. Cf. public document under DOCUMENT (2).
1. In some jurisdictions, a trial transcript. — aka stenographer’s record.
1. Criminal procedure. A record that fails to disclose that a defendant voluntarily and knowingly entered a plea, waived a right to counsel, or took any other action affecting his or her rights.
stenographer’s record: See reporter’s record.
1. To deposit (an original or authentic official copy of a document) with an authority <she recorded the deed in the county property office>.
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: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949). Edited by William S. Anderson. © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931
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