Court of Appeals - Clerk of Court - General Docket Books
Scope and Contents
This series consists of volumes kept by the Clerk's Office of the Georgia Court of Appeals which trace the movement of cases through the appeals process. Each volume is formatted with columns that show: (1) attorneys representing both appellant and appellee; (2) case number; (3) names of both appellant and appellee; (4) county where convicted; (5) crime charged for; (6) presiding judges; (7) date judgement made; (8) judgement decreed; (9) docket number; (10) filings which include: (a) brief dates for both appellant and appellee; (b) argument dates; (c) court costs and whom paid by; (d) bill of exceptions dates; (e) transcript dates, and (f) motions. The cases are tabulated by a general referencing number. Most volumes include a pouch under the front cover which contains a grid sheet of civil and criminal cases covering several terms. Its function is unknown.
- Created: 1907-2001
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The cases are arranged within the volumes chronologically by date and then numerically by case number. Please see also Series 6 through Series 11 of this sub-group for related material concerning appeal cases.
- Court of Appeals - Clerk of Court - General Docket Books
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