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DOCKET

A written list of judicial proceedings set down for trial in a court.

To enter the dates of judicial proceedings scheduled for trial in a book kept by a court.

In practice, a docket is a roster that the clerk of the court prepares, listing the cases pending trial.

An appearance docket contains a list of the appearances in actions and a brief abstract of the successive steps in each case.

A judgment docket is a listing of the judgments entered in a particular court that is available to the public for examination. Its purpose is to give official notice of the existence of liens or judgments to interested parties.

A docket fee is a sum of money charged for the docketing of a case or a judgment or a set amount chargeable as part of the costs of the action.

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dock·et / ˈdäkit/ • n. 1. a calendar or list of cases for trial or people having cases pending. ∎  an agenda or list of things to be done. 2. a document or label listing the contents of a package or delivery. • v. (dock·et·ed , dock·et·ing ) [tr.] (usu. be docketed) 1. enter (a case or suit) onto a list of those due to be heard: the case will go to the Supreme Court, and may be docketed for the fall term. 2. mark (goods or a package) with a document or label listing the contents. ∎  annotate (a letter or document) with a brief summary of its contents.

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docket †summary, minute XV; abstract, memorandum, register XVI; endorsement, label XVIII. of unkn. orig., poss. f. DOCK 2 + ET.
Hence vb. XVII.

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