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Court of Appeals - Clerk of Court - Bench Dockets

Identifier: 056-02-009

Scope and Contents

This series consists of both bound and unbound lists of cases to be tried in the Georgia Court of Appeals, kept by both the Clerk of the Court and the judges. The dockets vary in format but generally contain: (1) date, (2) time, (3) attorneys representing both sides, (4) appellant and appellee, (5) cause for court action, (6) case number, (7) court and county case is originally from, (8) judgement, (9) judges presiding in case, and (10) whether case was submitted on briefs, depending on who kept the docket. Both the Clerk of the Court and the presiding judges use the dockets to record who was present at the hearings, to call each case and to keep track of the flow of cases. In the docket kept by the judge (bound copy) can be found printed flyers listing calendars of court cases to be argued by division. These cases are listed in numerical sequence.


  • Created: 1965-1986


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Arrangement Note

The dockets are generally arranged chronologically by term of court or date of "call" and then numerically by case number. The finding aid differentiates between the dockets kept by the Clerk of the Court and the judges.


Court of Appeals - Clerk of Court - Bench Dockets
Georgia Archives
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Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States