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a court order banning reporters, attorneys, and other parties involved in a case before a court of law from reporting on or publicly disclosing anything relating to the case.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Lawyers for both sides say the judge has issued a
and they are unable to comment on the case.
One moment, she explains she cannot talk because of a court-ordered
The same day, a court
was issued to prevent anyone involved in the case from speaking to the press.
Additionally, the jury was not sequestered and there was no
placed on the defense.
Claimant interpreted the new communications policy as a
meant to keep him quiet about his story.
The local media observed a voluntary
to prevent the violence from spreading to other cities.
There is no
available against a complainant.
The former chief judge allowed the press in the courtroom in the past under the condition of a qualified
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