proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings(noun)
(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
minutes, proceedings, transactions(noun)
a written account of what transpired at a meeting
The course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law. Blackstone.
The published record of its action, or of things done at its meetings.
In academia, proceedings are the collection of academic papers published in the context of an academic conference. They are usually distributed as printed volumes or in electronic form either before the conference opens or after it has closed. Proceedings contain the contributions made by researchers at the conference. They are the written record of the work that is presented to fellow researchers. The collection of papers is organized by one or more persons, who form the editorial team. The quality of the papers is typically ensured by having external people read the papers before they are accepted in the proceedings. This process is called reviewing. Depending on the level of the conference, this process including making revisions can take up to a year. The editors decide about the composition of the proceedings, the order of the papers, and produce the preface and possibly other pieces of text. Although most changes in papers occur on basis of consensus between editors and authors, editors can also single-handedly make changes in papers. Since the collection of papers comes from individual researchers, the character of proceedings is distinctly different from a textbook. Each paper typically is quite isolated from the other papers in the proceedings. Mostly there is no general argument leading from one contribution to the next. In some cases, the set of contributions is so coherent and high-quality, that the editors of the proceedings may decide to further develop the proceedings into a textbook.
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The numerical value of proceedings in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of proceedings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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Obviously we are disappointed with the verdict and are working now for preparing for the sentencing proceedings.
Mr. Kelly and his legal team are focused on his court cases and the hope that through those proceedings the truth will come out, we can not waste our time on a for-profit, one-sided, propaganda piece that is without any factual credibility. I would note that since the first aired no one who is not associated with the show has come forward to support the stories told, no photographs have surfaced to confirm, there's been no cooperation. Just a series of claims on an island of their own. As I said, we are going to concentrate our efforts on the things that matter.
Since the appeal is ongoing and likely to be heard at the General Court in the near future we will not be able to participate in a public hearing on this topic as it could be detrimental to the proceedings at the Court and any potential appeals thereafter.
Gag orders are futile in a case of global interest in the digital age, we urge Australian authorities to drop these proceedings and to re-examine the application of such suppression orders.
(These proceedings) are designed to work in very similar terms as a Chapter 11 (bankruptcy), but with the stark difference that they will be controlled by provisional liquidators under the supervision of the Bahamian courts rather than being controlled by Mr. Izmirlian.
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