special setting

special setting

A preferential setting on a court’s calendar, usu. reserved for older cases or cases given priority by law, made either on a party’s motion or on the court’s own motion.

? For example, some jurisdictions authorize a special setting for cases involving a party over the age of 70.

¡ª Also termed special trial setting; trial-setting preference. [Cases: Trial 13. C.J.S. Trial ¡ì¡ì 77, 81¨C90.]


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