September 17


Word of the Week: Docket | Podcast 021

4 Legal English Podcast | Episode 021

In this episode, we spotlight the word: Docket

This is an ongoing series we have - we focus on a lexicon word. We discuss this word, its meaning, and how it is used by lawyers. This is a short episode, explaining the Word of the Week.

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Word of the Week: Docket


Docket has many meanings and is often used by lawyers in different ways.

It can refer to the calendar or schedule of the court, or the case load of the court.  It is also a log, with short entries of actions that took place in the case. Docket can also be used to refer to a certain type of cases, such as a criminal docket or family law docket.

Some phrases with the word docket:

  • On the docket today
  • On today's docket
  • Docket call
  • Calendar call
  • Court Docket
  • Judge's docket

Listen to the episode for a full explanation and more examples of this common Legal English term!

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