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rocket docket
 n.— «In a court system in which clerks get behind on scheduling trial dates by an additional 220 cases each and every day, Dallas” “proof or plea” docket is a big help, disposing of about 200 cases during each Wednesday afternoon session. “We affectionately call it the rocket docket,” said Judge Michael Acuna, who presides over the docket and came up with the idea.» —“Task force criticizes Dallas’ municipal court system” by Tanya Eiserer Dallas Morning News (Texas) Dec. 26, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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