court-ordered court-ordered

Definition(s):

  • (adj) ordered by a court of law

Usage(s):

  1. After nearly 20 years of court-ordered integrated education, most Americans are aware of the problems of black students brought into a predominantly white school.
  2. Armor measured white flight over a six-year period in 23 Northern and Southern cities that had court-ordered mandatory busing.
  3. In all, a decade of ugly racial confrontation overs court-ordered busing was symbolically fading.

News

  1. APNewsBreak: Ill. Dems call for gov.'s gun verdict

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Some Illinois Democrats on Thursday urged the governor to act quickly on legislation allowing the carrying of concealed weapons in the state, saying they need him to accept or reject the measure so lawmakers can avert a "public safety and constitutional crisis" as they try to meet a court-ordered deadline.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Lindsay Lohan Switches Rehab Facilities For The Third Time

    Last week, Lindsay Lohan left the Betty Ford Center to finish out her court-ordered 90 days in rehab at the Cliffside rehab center in Malibu. [ more › ]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: LAist

  3. Lawyers for accused Colorado gunman barred from psychiatric exam

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Lawyers for James Holmes, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to killing 12 moviegoers in a Colorado theater last year, cannot be present during his court-ordered psychiatric examination, the judge in the murder case ruled on Wednesday. Arapahoe County District judge Carlos Samour Jr. rejected a motion by Holmes' public defenders, who argued that ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "For over two years, local, state, federal and tribal authorities have worked in a court-ordered collaborative process to develop a plan to protect the Columbia and Snake River salmon plan," Cantwell said.
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Maria Cantwell Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Our prison system is in desperate need of repair, and the transferring of inmates out of state is a prudent alternative to the risk of court-ordered early release of felons," Schwarzenegger said in a statement. "Public safety and the...
    on Feb 20, 2007 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "My administration will continue to support reforming our bankruptcy rules so that we allow judges to reduce home mortgages on primary residences to their fair market value -- as long as borrowers pay their debts under a court-ordered plan,"...
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

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