1. Hist. A magistrate with criminal jurisdiction in some British cities or boroughs.
2. A municipal judge with the criminal jurisdiction of a magistrate or a police judge and sometimes also with limited civil jurisdiction.
3. A municipal or county officer who keeps public records such as deeds, liens, and judgments.
court recorder. A court official who records court activities using electronic recording equipment, usu. for the purpose of preparing a verbatim transcript. Cf. COURT REPORTER(1). [Cases: Courts 55. C.J.S. Courts ¡ì¡ì 107¨C109.]
recorder of deeds. See register of deeds under REGISTER.
What is the preferred translation of the term RECORDER by Chinese lawyers?