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A document that is filed or introduced in evidence in a lawsuit, as in the phrases papers in the case and papers on appeal.

Any written or printed statement, including letters, memoranda, legal or business documents, and books of account, in the context of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects the people from unreasonable searches and seizures with respect to their "papers" as well as their persons and houses.

In the context of accommodation paper and Commercial Paper, a written or printed evidence of debt.

See: blank, certificate, document, form, instrument, pandect
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In addition to Hendrix's tales of how the publishing industry and Hollywood exploited the horror wave, Paperbacks from Hell colorfully reprints 350 of the most outrageous, creepy, and gruesome covers.
Finance Wales Portfolio Executive Allan Jones, who structured the investment, has established a longterm relationship with Paperback Recycling.
Young notes that this was the basis of the film poster and subsequent paperback cover for Annie Proulx's Brokeback Mountain.
The point and counterpoint between Hunt's fiction and his genuine exploits are not why Paperback Vigilante remains a film worthy of serious viewing.
The reader of Suetonius' The Twelve Caesars, available complete in a Penguin Paperbacks edition, must be prepared for an utterly candid view of diabolical levels of personal corruption.
If Viking waited, and Bush won, they could do well on the paperback edition without cannibalizing hardcover sales.
In both loose-leaf and paperback editions, there are footnote references in Chapter 1 (Attestation Standards), of Statement on Standards for Attestations Engagements No.
Kilpailuvirasto (the Finnish competition authority) said on Tuesday (22 October) that it had approved conditionally the paperback cooperation between four major Finnish publishing houses.
I would be the first to admit that there is no fortune in this series for anyone concerned,' wrote Allen viewing the paperback as a means of converting book-borrowers into book-buyers.
He has also identified most of the uncredited artists who painted the covers, a boon for paperback collectors who are interested principally in the campy, sometimes risque, but often just silly artwork.
This portable electronic reader stores roughly 10 paperback novels or 3,200 pages of text.
to the writing of early modern women in their teaching and research, to have available at last in paperback Josephine Roberts' splendid edition of Wroth's poems (1983).