English translation: court record

French term or phrase:Plumitif
English translation:court record

14:09 Feb 20, 2013
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Law/Patents - Law (general) / Legal Document
French term or phrase: Plumitif
As in: Extrait du Plumitif. This is appears to be some sort of register or record - perhaps the Minutes of the Court Clerk? I would be grateful for any confirmation or suggestions.
Kate Rudd
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:44
court record
According to a UNO record and various extracts from Linguee.
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explanation found on www



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court record

According to a UNO record and various extracts from Linguee.

Local time: 08:44
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Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in category: 36
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Asker: Many thanks, Frédéric!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  writeaway: but keep the French-it is Fr law after all. this may be ok as makeshift/quick fix solution but that's all. Imo, Linguee is not the most reliable of (re)sources for Fr-En. /keeping the Fr shows exactly where 'court record' comes from. Fr legal term, Fr law
13 mins

agree  AllegroTrans: I see no point in keeping the French, it's in no way peculiar to that language
37 mins

agree  Karen Stokes
17 hrs
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Reference: explanation found on www

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Définition de Plumitif

A une époque où les greffiers " tenaient la plume " à l'audience, le plumitif était le registre sur lequel ils portaient toutes les informations propres à établir la régularité des débats et ils y consignaient le sens des plaidoiries prononcées, les incidents d'audience, et les décisions qui y avaient été rendues.

Le plumitif est devenu le " registre d'audience " qui lui même, a disparu. Actuellement, le Greffier d'audience ne tient plus qu'une "feuille d'audience"qui sert à entrer dans l'ordinateur du service du Greffe, certaines informations relatives au contrôle de la manière dont chacune des affaires s'est présentée (nom des parties et des avocats, interventions de parties tierces, caractère contradictoire ou non des débats, PV d'accord des parties, plaidoiries, renvoi à une autre audience, désistement, radiation du rôle, jugement rendu sur le siège lorsque c'est le cas, audition de témoins, mise en délibéré.

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Asker: Thanks to all!

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agree  Daryo
5 mins
agree  AllegroTrans
40 mins
agree  Guereau: La référence est intéressante en tout cas
1 hr
  -> I think it looks like a record of court proceedings. I really covers a lot. I feel strongly that the reader should be give an chance to refer back to the original French.
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