special master


Examples of special master in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The lawsuit also calls on the LDS church to make more of its financial practices known to the public and to appoint an independent special master to oversee the church’s collection and use of its revenue. Samuel Brunson, The Conversation, 8 Nov. 2023 The special master would then provide the findings and facts of the case to the justices. Hannah Demissie, ABC News, 2 Nov. 2023 On Monday, the special master submitted three proposals that would create a second congressional district where Black voters comprise a majority of the voting age population or close to it. Mark Sherman, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 Sep. 2023 The orders from the high court means that work on a new congressional map by a special master appointed by a federal district court will continue. Melissa Quinn, CBS News, 26 Sep. 2023 The court appointed Richard Allen, who is a former chief deputy under four Republican Alabama attorneys general, as the special master. Mike Cason | McAson@al.com, al, 6 Sep. 2023 The court will appoint a special master to redraw the lines, pending appeal. Ben Kamisar, NBC News, 6 Sep. 2023 Last fall, Cannon surprised legal experts by ruling in favor of Trump’s request to appoint a special master to review documents seized by the FBI from Mar-a-Lago. Steve Mollman, Fortune, 11 June 2023 Responsibility for a new map now falls to a special master, Richard Allen, a longtime Alabama lawyer who has worked under several Republican attorneys general, and a cartographer, David Ely, a demographer based in California. Emily Cochrane, New York Times, 6 Sep. 2023 See More

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First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of special master was in 1953

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“Special master.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/special%20master. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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