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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Not only was there no applause from most of SC associate justices present in the event, but Associate Justice Teresita de Castro also chided Sereno, telling the audience that she should not have used the event to discuss her impeachment case.
In a statement, Lagman said that the "seven associate justices who unconstitutionally attempted to oust [Sereno] must recuse themselves or inhibit" from the petition for quo warranto proceeding filed by Calida.
The Speaker has spoken and there is a super majority, " he said in a radio interview, as Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justices Lucas Bersamin, Diosdado Peralta and Samuel Martires are set to face the House impeachment panel tomorrow, Jan.
Associate Justices Josephine Hart and Karen Baker both reported gifts from the Pound Civil Justice Institute of Washington for travel/accommodations reimbursement in July and the Southern Regional High Courts Conference held in September.
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AS Californians prepare to cast their votes on a number of important issues Tuesday, they have the opportunity to exercise a privilege many are unaware they hold: whether to retain their chief justice and three associate justices to the California Supreme Court.
Most of the Supreme Court (SC) associate justices present in the gathering did not give a round of applause.
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Also at the event were Associate Justices Francis Jardeleza, Mariano del Castillo, Marvic Leonen, Noel Tijam and Alex Gesmundo.
Four Supreme Court justices Associate Justices Teresita Leonardo-de Castro, Francis Jardeleza and Noel Tijam and retired Associate Justice Arturo Brion have testified in the impeachment hearings at the House of Representatives.
will now be resolved by five Court of Appeals (CA) associate justices, instead of the original three members of the appellate court's special ninth division.
Present during the flag ceremony were Associate Justices Teresita Leonardo De Castro, Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Mariano Del Castillo, Marvic Leonen, Francis Jardeleza, Andres Reyes Jr.

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