justice's docket


justice's docket
The book required to be kept by a justice of the peace wherein he shall enter a record of each step taken in an action, suit, or proceeding before him, from the issuance of process to the rendition and entry of judgment, and the issuance of an execution as such may be required for the enforcement of the judgment. 31 Am J Rev ed J P § 59. A docket wherein a justice of the peace shall show the institution and disposition of criminal causes brought before him for prosecution or by way of a preliminary hearing.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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