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A list of cases that are awaiting trial or other settlement, often called a trial list or docket.
A special calendar is an all-inclusive listing of cases awaiting trial; it contains dates for trial, names of counsel, and the estimated time required for trial. It is maintained by a trial judge in some states and by a court clerk in others.
Calendar call is a court session during which the cases that await trial are called in order to determine the current status of each case and to assign a trial date.
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.