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presiding judge

n. 1) in both state and federal appeals court, the judge who chairs the panel of three or more judges during hearings and supervises the business of the court. 2) in those counties or other jurisdictions with several judges, one of them is chosen to direct the management of the courts, usually on an annual or other rotating basis. The presiding judge usually makes assignments of judges to specialized courts (juvenile, probate, criminal, law and motion, family law etc.), oversees the calendar, and chairs meetings of the judges.

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"The people and the private complainant have undoubtedly and irretrievably lost their trust and confidence that the presiding judge will hear the cases with utmost fairness, impartiality and probity," the motion read.
'The People and the private complainant are now even more inclined to move for the inhibition of the Presiding Judge. The People and the private complainant have undoubtedly and irretrievably lost their trust and confidence that the Presiding Judge will hear the case with utmost fairness, impartiality and probity,' the latest motion said.
The motion, with its accompanying affidavit, which was deposed to by Madam Ruby Lovalace Oppong, on behalf of the plaintiff, Ebusuapanin Nicholas Nuamah, accused the presiding judge of open manifestation of bias.
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The presiding Judge had fixed Wednesday, May 15, for the hearing of the motion on notice.
Justice Reuben Nyakundi who has been the presiding judge at Kajiado High Court has been moved to Malindi High Court to replace Korir.
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That was his reward for me," the businessman told presiding judge Aysar Fouad.
Imelda Portes-Saulog, presiding judge of Mandaluyong Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 214, entered a not guilty plea for Mendez.
They had mainly argued that since the major penalty of removal from service had been imposed on the Presiding Judge namely Pervaiz-Ul-Qadir Memon for admitting his guilt regarding accepting illegal gratification which had led to the impugned judgment, therefore, the appeal on this sole ground was liable to be allowed.
Since 2013, Chris has served as the Presiding Judge for the Casa Grande Municipal Court.