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Roll

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.

roll

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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Other lobbying and LWVUS letters to Congress towards the end of this session included support of the McCain Amendment opposing torture; support of transparency in Katrina-related government contracts; opposition to eroding environmental protections after the hurricanes; support of funding for social programs in the budget reconciliation bill; opposition to voter registration restrictions in a federal housing bill; opposition to a bill that would roll back campaign finance reform; support of funding for the Help America Vote Act; support of the voting rights of women in the Iraqi constitution; and support of the UN Summit Outcome document.
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Speakers and rolling office chairs were loosely grouped around the projection, which shows a Volkswagen Beetle laboring up a steep, sandy hill on the outskirts of Tijuana, only to falter and roll back to its starting point, accompanied by the stop-and-go rehearsal of a village band on the sound track.
After coming to a stop, the aircraft began to roll back, which Capt Dickens countered with a small power increase.
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Cross-border importation is leading to increased pressure on Canada to dismantle its drug pricing regulation system." BCPWA Chair Glen Bradford noted that even though Abbott Laboratories has had "a history of substantial support for BCPWA'S programs and services," the organization "will not be accepting any further grants or donations from them until they roll back the prices in both the United States and Canada," which will cost BCPWA about $30,000 this year alone.