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To commit a Robbery by force. A record of the proceedings of a court or public office.

In some states, a judgment roll is required to be filed by the clerk of the court when he or she enters judgment. It normally contains the summons, pleadings, admissions, and each judgment and order involving the merits of the case or affecting the final judgment. In the federal courts and most state courts, judgments are recorded in the civil docket or criminal docket.

In old English practice, a judgment roll was a roll of parchment containing the entries of the proceedings in an action at law including the entry of judgment. It was filed in the treasury of the court.

A tax roll is a list of the persons and property subject to the payment of a particular tax, with the amounts due; it is compiled and verified in proper form to enable the collecting officers to enforce the tax.


noun account, album, catalogue, census, directory, docket, document, enumeration, index, ledger, list, membership, muster, record, register, registry, roster, schedule, tabula
See also: docket, file, record, register, schedule

ROLL. A schedule of parchment which may be turned up with the hand in the form of a pipe or tube. Jacob, L. D. h.t.
     2. In early times, before paper came in common use, parchment was the substance employed for making records, and, as the art of bookbinding was but little used, economy suggested as the most convenient mode of adding sheet to sheet, as were found requisite, and they were tacked together in such manner that the whole length might be wound up together in the form of spiral rolls.
     3. Figuratively it signifies the records of a court or office. In Pennsylvania the master of the rolls was an officer in whose office were recorded the acts of the legislature. 1 Smith's Laws, 46.

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Tech course is rolled back, then it would not be the course I had sought for.
The three-year-old girl was trapped behind the wheel of a car that rolled back on her without the driver seeing her.
We will not allow any school to operate unless the hike is rolled back,'' said Himal Sharma, general secretary of the union.
As far as price rise is concerned, we are very clear and the country is also very clear, people want this hike to be rolled back.
Hahn estimated that upward of 13,000 families in the city would lose vouchers under the proposed changes, in which rent payments would be rolled back to August 2003 levels, with no adjustment for inflation.
A woman was freed by firefighters after her car rolled back and trapped her.
Asked about the future, Kushner was optimistic but cautioned, "We have to learn the lesson of the last 15 to 20 years, which is that no amount of legislation and struggle is guaranteed against being rolled back.
The measure, hotly sought by the banking industry, would have rolled back protections for debtors, but one amendment added in the Senate would have made it easier for anti-abortion protestors to face legal and monetary penalties.
2 airlines, rolled back their latest $20 increase on roundtrip leisure and business walkup airfares, says Tom Parsons, CEO of Bestfares.
However, Continental and the other major US carriers rolled back the fares on Monday (15 April), following Northwest's decision over the weekend.
It can be rolled back once summer arrives, but if there is a bad day we can bring it out again.
They have weakened or rolled back statutes on civil rights and affirmative action; voting rights; women's rights and abortion rights; workers' rights; prisoners' rights; and the rights of consumers, the handicapped, and the elderly.