gag order

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gag order a court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit "imposing a gag order on members of the press violates the First Amendment"
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Usage

In literature:

He had not been trussed over-tenderly, but I noticed that Ranjoor Singh had ordered the gag removed.
"Hira Singh" by Talbot Mundy
The star chamber, which was sitting at that very time, ordered him immediately to be gagged.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part E. From Charles I. to Cromwell" by David Hume
He ordered a Kachin to dart down, and cut the gag loose from Jack's mouth.
"Jack Haydon's Quest" by John Finnemore
But a cardinal, who attended the procession, overhearing him, ordered him to be gagged.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
The Star Chamber, hearing that he was haranguing the mob, ordered him to be gagged.
"Charles I" by Jacob Abbott
At the first glint of dawn, he ordered Bull to take out the gag and lie down, then went to the door himself.
"A Man in the Open" by Roger Pocock
In order to cure it effectually, we must seize and gag all who thus denounce our peculiar institution.
"The Iron Furnace" by John H. Aughey
They removed the gag in order that they might question him.
"The Suprising Adventures of Sir Toady Lion With Those of General Napoleon Smith" by S. R. Crockett
He ordered the man to be brought on deck, and to be bucked and gagged.
"Diary of an Enlisted Man" by Lawrence Van Alstyne
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In news:

Prosecutor steps down, judge issues gag order.
Judge rejects gag order in SDG&E noose case.
In a blow to prosecutors seeking to muzzle George Zimmerman's defense attorney, Circuit Judge Debra S Nelson on Monday refused to issue a gag order in the second-degree murder case.
Judge denies gag order in Trayvon Martin case.
A Florida judge is denying prosecutors' request for a gag order in the trial of a neighborhood watch captain charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.
Florida judge denies gag order in Trayvon Martin case.
A Florida judge is denying prosecutors' request for a gag order in the trial of a neighborhood watch leader charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Judge delays ruling on gag order in Trayvon Martin shooting case.
Mitt Romney divorce testimony unsealed, but Gloria Allred's client still under gag order.
Defense agency rescinds whistleblower's gag order .
Attorney alleges Southaven mayor violated gag order .
He put everyone involved from the city, county, state and six municipalities under a gag order .
Prosecutor steps down, judge issues gag order .
I'll decide Monday on gag order .
In support of his latest request for a gag order , the lead prosecutor in the.
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In science:

In the time scale over which Gst (t − tw ) decays to zero Gag (t/tw ) stays practically constant at M 2 , where M is the equilibrium value of the order parameter, while the decay of Gag (t/tw ) takes place for much larger time separations.
Off equilibrium response function in the one dimensional random field Ising model
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