cal·en·dar 1 n
1: a list of cases ready to be heard on a procedural action
the motion calendar; specif: a list of cases ready for trial – called also list; compare docket
◇ Generally it is up to the party that wants to go to trial to have a case placed on the calendar. The party must file with the court a notice that the case is ready for trial and that a jury trial, if desired, is demanded.
2: a list of bills or other items reported out of committee for consideration by a legislative assembly
calendar 2 vt: to place (a case) on a calendar
the Appellate Division, Second Department, is now calendar ing civil appealsNew York Law Journal compare docket

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I (list of cases) noun agenda, cases ready for argument, court's log, docket, enumeration of causes arranged for trial, list of cases set down for hearing, list of causes arranged for trial, list of causes instituted in court, list of causes ready for trial, motion docket, order of cases, record, register, register of cases, schedule, systematic arrangement of cases, table of cases, timetable, trial list associated concepts: calendar practice, court calendar, fasti II (record of yearly periods) noun agenda, almanac, annals, chronicle, chronology, daybook, diary, docket, established division of time, history, journal, list of appointments, list of events, log, logbook, memoranda, menology, order of business, plans, program, record, record of yearly periods, register, schedule, schedule of events, sequence of events, system of reckoning time, table, tabular register of the year, timetable associated concepts: calendar day, calendar month, calendar week, calendar year, Gregorian calendar III index agenda, date, docket, empanel, file (place among official records), note (record), program (noun), program (verb), record, register (noun), register (verb), schedule

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A chart describing the organization of days, months, and years.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

a listing of cases that are ready to be heard.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

1) The list of cases to be called for trial before a particular court.
2) To set and give a date and time for a case, petition, or motion to be heard by a court.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

n. A list of the civil and criminal cases scheduled on a particular day, week, or other time period for trial or some other hearing (such as an arraignment, sentencing, or the hearing of arguments concerning pretrial motions) to be conducted before a judge.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

A list of cases that are awaiting trial or other settlement, often called a trial list or docket.

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

A list of cases that are awaiting trial or other settlement, often called a trial list or docket.
II A list of cases scheduled for hearing in court.

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

   1) n. the list of cases to be called for trial before a particular court;
   2) v. to set and give a date and time for a case, petition or motion to be heard by a court. Usually a judge, a trial setting commissioner, or the clerk of the court calendars cases.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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