judgment docket


judgment docket
A list under which judicial orders of a particular court are recorded by a clerk or other designated officer to be available for inspection by the public.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


judgment docket
A list under which judicial orders of a particular court are recorded by a clerk or other designated officer to be available for inspection by the public.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • judgment docket — A list or docket of the judgments entered in a given court, methodically kept by the clerk or other proper officer, open to public inspection, and intended to afford official notice to interested parties of the existence or lien of judgments. See …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment docket — A list or docket of the judgments entered in a given court, methodically kept by the clerk or other proper officer, open to public inspection, and intended to afford official notice to interested parties of the existence or lien of judgments. See …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment docket — A book kept and prepared in the office of the clerk of court wherein there is noted the facts respecting judgments entered and recorded, such as the date of entry, the parties, satisfaction, execution taken and returned, the page of the complete… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • judgment — judg·ment also judge·ment / jəj mənt/ n 1 a: a formal decision or determination on a matter or case by a court; esp: final judgment in this entry compare dictum, disposition …   Law dictionary

  • docket — I v. To abstract and enter in a To make a brief entry of any proceeding in a court of justice in the docket II n. A minute, abstract, or brief entry; or the book containing such entries. A formal record, entered in brief, of the proceedings in a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • docket — I v. To abstract and enter in a To make a brief entry of any proceeding in a court of justice in the docket II n. A minute, abstract, or brief entry; or the book containing such entries. A formal record, entered in brief, of the proceedings in a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment file — The docket in which the entry of a judgment is recorded and preserved as a permanent court record. Fed.R.Civ.P. 79; Fed.R.Crim.P. 55. See also docket judgment docket …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment file — The docket in which the entry of a judgment is recorded and preserved as a permanent court record. Fed.R.Civ.P. 79; Fed.R.Crim.P. 55. See also docket judgment docket …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment book — A book required to be kept by the clerk, among the records of the court, for the entry of judgments. Such is called a civil docket or criminal docket in the federal and many state courts. Fed.R. Civil P. 79; Fed.R.Crim.P. 55. See also judgment… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment book — A book required to be kept by the clerk, among the records of the court, for the entry of judgments. Such is called a civil docket or criminal docket in the federal and many state courts. Fed.R. Civil P. 79; Fed.R.Crim.P. 55. See also judgment… …   Black's law dictionary


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