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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Lake County Associate Judge Paul Novak set bail at $20,000 following a court appearance Thursday.
The release also states that, the full bench of the Supreme Court also empowers the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to take the administrative action to inform Judge Klah not to preside as an Associate Judge of the Commercial Court of Montserrado County to afford him the opportunity to defend himself at the Legislature.
Woodard, Associate Judge Prince George's County Circuit Court, will present Star of Adoption Awards to seven teens and young adults featured in C.A.S.E.'s new publication, "Beneath the Mask: For Teen Adoptees," available on the C.A.S.E.
Dressed in an orange jail jumpsuit, Kelly appeared in a Chicago courtroom before Cook County Associate Judge Lawrence Flood and spoke only to confirm his name.
Crowell IV, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years, vice Brian F.
I would have loved to be a heroine, that I convicted him,' Sandiganbayan First Division Associate Judge Geraldine Faith Econg told reporters a few hours after Revilla was acquitted on Friday.
Walsh has served as the president of the National Association of Women Judges overseeing a variety of issues and programs for that organization, has served in a variety of legal organizations including the board of directors of Legal Services of Greater Miami, and has sat as an associate judge on the Fourth District Court of Appeal.
Claps, who is an associate judge in Cook County's circuit court, was charged with a misdemeanor crime for carrying a gun in a prohibited area.
9 Latimer was appointed an Associate Judge with a ten-year term; Brosman was appointed an Associate Judge with a five-year term.
She was invited to serve as an associate judge on the Fourth District Court of Appeal and was nominated for appointment to the Fourth DCA.
(47) I was able to place them correctly (I believe) based on who replaced them as associate judge, as well as on information in Judge Rosenblatt's book.
New York -- The body of the 65-year-old associate judge of New York's highest court was found in the waters off Hrlem.

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