judgment roll

noun

Definition of judgment roll

  1. 1 :  a parchment roll or a book containing a record of the proceedings and judgment of a case in a court of law the cost of transcribing the judgment rollWard v. Cruse

  2. 2 :  a roll of papers constituted by a collection of the original records of a judicial proceeding

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