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  • It’s next on the docket.
  • Only 5 of the 120 cases docketed were tried
  • The article summarizes this year’s Supreme Court docket.
  • Without plea bargaining, there would be no hope of keeping up with the docket.

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  • The proposal is on Thursday’s docket.
  • The court is busy clearing the docket before the current term ends.
  • "Well, Mr. Holmes, what are we to do with that fact?" || "To remember it—to docket it. We may come on something later which will bear upon it."
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  --  Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
  • I turned the other police misconduct cases over to other lawyers because my death penalty docket was so full.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • The judge rearranged her docket in order to have these last days free.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • The clerk read the docket, the suspect rose.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die

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  • But worship was not on the docket that night, let me tell you.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • When I had no more ticks to make, I folded all my bills up uniformly, docketed each on the back, and tied the whole into a symmetrical bundle.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • For many years he had adopted a system of docketing all paragraphs concerning men and things, so that it was difficult to name a subject or a person on which he could not at once furnish information.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • What’s on the docket today?
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • The man in the middle says he’s giving Mam a docket to get a week’s groceries at McGrath’s shop on Parnell Street.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • It was covered with a mass of papers, all neatly tied and docketed, which looked like accounts and receipts arrayed with perfect method.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • The pigeon-holes were docketed, ’letters unanswered’, ’letters-to-keep’, ’household’, ’estate’, ’menus’, ’miscellaneous’, ’addresses’; each ticket written in that same scrawling pointed hand that I knew already.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Rewarded by smiles he fell back and spoke with Corny Kelleher, accepting the dockets given him, turning them over and scanning them as he walked.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The mayor did not look at him, but went on annotating this docket.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • We were the first case on the docket.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • They were all marked and docketed, and tied with red tape.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • But there is one thing you must never forget: the judgment docket book in the courthouse.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • Its contents, I need hardly say, were all neatly docketed and pigeonholed so that he was able at once to lay his hand upon the paper he wanted.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • The box of pawn tickets at his elbow had just been rifled and he took up idly one after another in his greasy fingers the blue and white dockets, scrawled and sanded and creased and bearing the name of the pledger as Daly or MacEvoy.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • I’ve got a heavy docket today.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • They want to clear the docket as much as we want him out of there.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • Heaven, for the Presbyterians, must resemble a banking establishment, with each soul tagged and docketed, and placed in the appropriate pigeonhole.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • I found myself automatically docketing and labelling each man as he was introduced to me, by the run of his features and by the first words that he spoke.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • "I don’t know how long it’s going to take to get a court to agree to that heart donation," the doctor said, "but Claire can’t wait around for the docket to clear."
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • He tried to impose order now on the random movement before him, and almost succeeded: marshaling centers, warrant officers behind makeshift desks, rubber stamps and dockets, roped-off lines toward the waiting boats; hectoring sergeants, tedious queues around mobile canteens.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • It would push the whole docket back.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Young fellow, call the docket.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • The Rev. William Carey had prided himself on never destroying anything, and there were piles of correspondence dating back for fifty years and bundles upon bundles of neatly docketed bills.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • There are, for example, the English words that have been extended or restricted in meaning, /e. g./, /docket/ (for court calendar), /betterment/ (for improvement to property), /collateral/ (for security), /crank/ (for fanatic), /jumper/ (for tunic), /tickler/ (for memorandum or reminder),[19] /carnival/ (in such phrases as /carnival of crime/), /scrape/ (for fight or difficulty),[20] /flurry/ (of snow, or in the market), /suspenders/, /diggings/ (for habitation) and /range/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Even when these have been tested and thrown out as illegal by superior courts, they have in some instances continued to be enforced because "they haven’t taken them off the dockets.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • The blond girl handed him a docket and pencil.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • There will be tea, sugar, flour, milk, butter and a separate docket for a bag of coal from Sutton’s coal yard on the Dock Road.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Blazes Boylan at the counter wrote and pushed the docket to her.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Mam wipes her face on the back of her sleeve and takes the docket.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • She could cut through the clerk’s office to her chambers, and if the planets were aligned, maybe even onto the bench without causing a delay in the docket.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • M. Madeleine, who had taken up the docket again several moments before this, resumed with an air of perfect indifference:— "And what reply did you receive?"
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The woman behind the counter is pleasant to Mam in her American coat till Mam shows the St. Vincent de Paul docket.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • She dumped her purse in chambers, shrugged into her robe, and took five minutes to drink her coffee and review the docket.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • M. Madeleine had turned to his desk again, and taken up his docket, and was turning over the leaves tranquilly, reading and writing by turns, like a busy man.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • She says to Nora, Do you have a docket, too?
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • I’m a friend helping this poor family with their first docket from the St. Vincent de Paul.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Well, now, they’re not on the docket.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • She gives Dad the docket for the coal down the Dock Road.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • The man says he’ll give us a docket for a table, two chairs, and two beds.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Mam says ’tis all right for her to be begging at the St.Vincent de Paul Society for a docket for food but he can’t stick a few spuds in his pocket.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
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