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2013-10-24 23:33:11

Effort is to be as fair as possible with public court records. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 CourtRecords.us.org is starting a program to purge court records from their system once they have been sealed by the court, the company said yesterday. “We have to walk a fine line when it comes to public documents,” a CourtRecords.us.us.org spokesman said. “Nearly all court records are public, but sometimes become sealed or waived by the judge after they have entered the system. We...

2009-03-26 17:20:15

A federal judge in Miami closed a court hearing on sealed documents involved in a massive Ponzi scheme fraud case, over media objections. U.S. district Judge Adalberto Jordan said he would rule on whether or not to unseal the records in the coming weeks, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Thursday. Both The Miami Herald and the Sun Sentinel have pressed the court to release documents in the Mutual Benefits Corp. case. Defendants Joel Steinger, Steven Steiner Michael McNerney and Anthony...

2008-08-04 18:00:43

By Ken Ward Jr. A federal judge has sealed from public view documents about a coal company's efforts to clean up selenium pollution from a mountaintop removal mine in Logan County. U.S. District Judge Robert C. Chambers last week granted Apogee Coal Co.'s motion to file the documents under seal. Chambers sealed four documents containing reports from consulting firms that Apogee is considering hiring to design or install selenium treatment equipment at its mining operation. A...

2008-07-01 06:00:37

By Frank Geary By FRANK GEARY REVIEW-JOURNAL Prominent Las Vegas psychiatrist Robert L. Horne was the target of two lawsuits in four years, and both cases were sealed from public view by the same judge, according to newly unveiled court records. Those lawsuits were among the hundreds of cases, many involving wealthy or well-known individuals, that Clark County judges shielded from scrutiny for unknown reasons. The existence of the Horne lawsuits and District Judge Michelle Leavitt's...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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