Definition of depublish in US English:



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  • Remove from an official record or publication.

    ‘the Supreme Court may also elect to depublish a case on its own motion’
    • ‘Accordingly, the Court should depublish this decision in its entirety, or in the alternative, depublish Section A.’
    • ‘The Court seldom, if ever, depublishes a court of appeal decision for failure to satisfy those standards.’
    • ‘Now that the opinion has been depublished, it can no longer be cited by litigants in California cases’
    • ‘They are explicitly modified or depublished by a modification entity.’
    • ‘The Court defended the need to depublish in order to ‘excise erroneous statements of law.’’