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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