Associate Justice

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Associate Justice

The designation given to a judge who is not the chief or presiding justice of the court on which he or she sits.

An associate judge is usually a member of an appellate court.

Associate Justice

n. a member of the United States Supreme Court appointed by the President and confirmed (or not) by the U. S. Senate. There are eight Associate Justices and one Chief Justice. They serve for life or until voluntary retirement or removal after being convicted after impeachment. (Only one was ever charged (1805) and he was acquitted). (See: Supreme Court)

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th] Family District Court in Dallas from 2002 to 2010 after serving as the court's Associate Judge from 1992 to 2002.
Holder served as Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, having been appointed by President Reagan in 1988.
Levine served as an associate judge of the New York State Court of Appeals from 1993 until 2002.
The Senior Master is an Associate Judge of the Court who is supported by the Supreme Court's Funds in Court office.
The council, which confirms nominees to the state courts, voted 8-0 to approve the appointment of Christopher LoConto as an associate judge of the Fitchburg District Court following a lengthy interview last week where he pledged to try to help people and be a "hands on'' judge.
Mike Beebe appointed Martin to the position of Associate Judge for District 3 on the Arkansas Court of Appeals to replace Courtney Henry Goodson, who had been elected to the Arkansas Supreme Court.
15) After he completed the USAR School Associate Judge Advocate Advanced Officer Course in 1961, MAJ Johnson received "equivalent credit" for the JA Officer Advanced Course.
But Justice Sir David Steel, Associate Judge of the DIFC, told Gulf News that he did not believe costs would be a major factor for litigants in choosing whether to have their cases heard in common or civil court.
Having served as an Associate Judge and a District Judge, her unique experience gives her a wider understanding of the matters brought into family court and underscores both proven ability and highly respected experience.
He was a man deeply linked by values and principles," observed former Argentine Supreme Court associate judge Ricardo Gil Lavedra.
If you apply for an associate judge position in the larger circuits of Illinois, or if you apply to the supreme court for appointment to a midterm vacant circuit judge position, you'll almost undoubtedly have to submit an additional application to one or more judicial candidate evaluation committees if you want your application to have a chance of success.
In 1988, he was nominated by President Reagan to become an associate judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

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