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Docket (court)


A docket in the United States is the official summary of proceedings in a court of law. In the United Kingdom in modern times it is an official document relating to delivery of something, with simil...

Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Court


Dec 16, 2003 ... Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Court .... Docket - A record of all cases and actions scheduled to be heard in court, whether or not the ...

Common Legal Words - CT Judicial Branch


Used to list aliases or another name, or another spelling of a name used by a .... Calendar: A list of court cases scheduled for a specific date and time; the civil ...

glossary - common legal terms - New York State Unified Court System


This glossary of common legal terms is also available on-line at: .... which shows the names of the parties, name of the court, number of the case on the docket or.

Search Legal Terms and Definitions - Legal Dictionary | Law.com


n. short for "doing business as," when a person or entity uses a ... D.U.I. ..... docket 1) n. the cases on a court calendar. 2) n. brief notes, usually w... document

Glossary - Dane County Clerk of Courts


In civil cases, affidavits of witnesses are often used to support motions for ... Affirmed: In the practice of appellate courts, the word means that the decision of the ...

Glossary of Legal Terms — Judicial Education Center


The Probate Court Glossary can be found in Chapter 12 of the Probate Judges ... In civil cases, affidavits of witnesses are often used to support motions for ...

Glossary: Courts and the Law - FindLaw


admissible -- a term used to describe evidence that may be heard by a jury and considered by a judge or a jury in civil and criminal cases. adversary process ...

Glossary: Common military court terms | Reporters Committee for ...


Court-Martial: general term for the military court system that hears criminal ... Docket: a schedule of a court's proceedings, including party names, nature of ...

Crime charge codes and terminology used in criminal records ...


Counsel, Legal advice; a term used to refer to lawyers in a case. Counterclaim, A ... Docket, A log containing brief entries of court proceedings. Dropped - Non- ...

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Glossary of Legal Terms | United States Courts


A term used to describe evidence that may be considered by a jury or judge in civil and criminal cases. .... The number of cases handled by a judge or a court.

Legal Glossary | Learn | Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania


Number of pending cases exceeding the capacity of a court which is engaged in ..... Term used in libel law applying to statements relating to matters of public ...

Court Terminology - NC Conference of District Attorneys


Bond: in criminal court, a term meaning the same thing as “bail;” generally a certificate ... Criminal Docket Management: A system used to review cases that have ...