Minute Order – recorded in the minutes of the court rather than directly on a case docket

Definition of MINUTE ORDER:

(1918) 1. An order recorded in the minutes of the court rather than directly on a case docket. * Although practice varies, traditionally when a trial judge is sitting officially, with or without a court reporter, a clerk or deputy clerk keeps minutes.  When the judge makes an oral order, the only record of that order may be in the minutes. It is therefore referred to as a minute order. -Also termed minute entry. 2. A court order not directly relating to a case, such as an order adopting a local rule of court.  In this sense, the court is not a single judge acting in an adjudicatory capacity, but a chief judge, or a group of two or more judges, acting for a court in an administrative or some other nonadjudicatory capacity.”[1]

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[1]: All definitions from: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

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