- A documentation of things past in
writing; often the exact history of a legal proceeding; information stored in
electronic form on some medium such as computer drive, CD, or DVD; the official
transcript of a trial or proceeding that contains its word-by-word
- the act of filing a document
with a court or official office, as in Â“to record a deed.Â”Â
record on appeal
A presentation to an appellate court of all the testimony and
items introduced into evidence in the lower court, plus the compiled pleadings,
briefs, motions, and other papers filed with the inferior court.
Any document affecting real property, such as a deed or a
mortgage concerning land within a particular jurisdiction of the government
keeping that record.