A public officer who is invested with authority to hear and determine litigated causes, and to administer justice between parties in courts held for that purpose.
One who has skill, knowledge, or experience, sufficient to decide on the merits of a question, or on the quality or value of anything; one who discerns properties or relations with skill and readiness; a connoisseur; an expert; a critic.
A person appointed to decide in a trial of skill, speed, etc., between two or more parties; an umpire; as, a judge in a horse race.
One of the supreme magistrates, with both civil and military powers, who governed Israel for more than four hundred years.
To hear and determine, as in causes on trial; to decide as a judge; to give judgment; to pass sentence.
To hear and determine by authority, as a case before a court, or a controversy between two parties.
To arrogate judicial authority over; to sit in judgment upon; to be censorious toward.
To exercise the functions of a magistrate over; to govern.
The official who determines the finishing order of a race.
A presiding officer of the court.
A person appointed to determine disputes between parties. In New South Wales judges determine disputes in most courts other than Local Courts and a number of tribunals and boards. Judges are addressed as "Your Honour".
A person with authority to hear evidence and decide the result of cases that are brought to a court of law
An officer so named in his commission, who presides in some court; a public officer, appointed to preside and to administer the law in a court of justice; the chief member of a court and charged with the control of proceedings and the decision of questions of law and discretion.
The court official who presides in the higher courts and makes decisions about law and about facts in cases where there is no jury, and imposes sentences and awards damagesâ€¢ Civil Courtsâ€¢ Criminal Compensationâ€¢ Criminal Courtsâ€¢ Independent Children's Lawyerâ€¢ Warrants
An appointed public official who presides over a court of law and who is authorized to hear and sometimes to decide cases, and to conduct trials.
An officer of the crown invested with judicial power.Their main function is to preside over court cases. Click here to go back to the glossary. If you entered from another page click your web browsers "back" button
An official of the judicial branch with authority to decide lawsuits brought before courts. Used generically, the term "judge" may also refer to all judicial officers, including Supreme Court justices.
Speed skating judges watch the race for possible rules violations and determine the final placings for each heat or pairs race.
A senior legal expert in control of a trial; hears evidence, sets free defendants who are found innocent and decides on the appropriate sentence for the defendants found guilty.
An officer appointed or elected to preside over a court and administer the law.
An authority who is responsible to fairly preside over court, try lawsuits and make legal rulings.
The official who presides over a trial.
A political officer who is elected or appointed to preside over a court of law.
Official of the judicial branch with authority to decide lawsuits brought by before the courts.
A judicial officer appointed by the New Hampshire’s governor and executive council. They hear all types of cases, including family law.
An observer of a debate who has the responsibility of deciding which team has done a better job of debating.
The official who declares the placing for each race.
a public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice
put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
a leader of Israel appointed by God
a member of the Ground Jury appointed to control an equestrian competition or event
a minor appointed official
an arbitrator--an outside, neutral person who follows a process to learn about the conflict and decide on a fair and just outcome
an officer of the court and is expected to avoid even the appearance of impropriety
a person that decides which player/clan wins a battle
a person who makes decisions in court
a person with considerable legal training who is appointed to hear cases in a court of law
a person with the authority to hear evidence and decide cases in court
a priest, deacon, vowed religious or lay person who holds a degree in canon law and has been appointed by the bishop to assist the judicial vicar in judging cases
a public officer, who, by virtue of his office, is clothed with judicial authorities
a public official, and it would strain credulity to conclude that the audience, or a part of the audience, would not be aware of his position
a public official appointed to make life-changing decisions regarding the futures of members of the general public
a governmental official with authority to preside over and decide lawsuits brought to courts.
An official who rates each dive on a 0-10 scale. At major meets, there are seven judges and the highest and lowest scores are thrown out.
In Vermont, the Family Court Judge presides over cases involving the establishment of parentage and custody as well as contempt actions. (Whereas Family Court Magistrates preside over the establishment, modification and enforcement of child support.)
A racing official responsible for making decisions concerning photo finish results, eligibility and other racing matters.
One or more officials who sit at ringside to score a bout.
A person who presides over a court of law.
One who conducts of presides over a court of justice and resolves controversies between parties. The term also encompasses persons serving in an appointive capacity whose decisions are subject to review by a judge, including associative judges, magistrates, referees, special masters, hearing officers, and commissioners. Knowingly Consciously; with awareness; with knowledge; intentionally Legal advocate for the child In certain dependency matters, a person with formal training appointed by a juvenile or family court to specifically represent the wishes of an allegedly abused or neglected child under the court's jurisdiction; differs from a Guardian ad litem appointed to represent the best interests of a child before the court. See Guardian ad litem.
In non-electrically scored competition, an official whose task is to observe the fencer and determine if a touch has or has not landed.
Presided over trials; instructed juries; sentenced convicted defendants. Appointed by the President.
A district court judge.
A public officer who presides in a court of justice and who is charged with the control of proceedings and the decisions of questions of law or discretion.
an attorney who is appointed by the Governor to preside over a District Court or an individual that is elected to preside over a Magistrate Court.
Official responsible for declaring the finishing order of a race and the distances between the runners.
A ring official, responsible for assessing faults for performances.
A lawyer who has left the private practice of law to serve the public as a judicial officer. A judge is like a referee. She/he makes decisions as to matters of law. She/he decides what evidence may be heard. She/he controls the process of a trial to ensure that it is fair and unbiased. They instruct the jury on the law that the jury must follow. Judges must be fair to both sides. They are not allowed to act as judges in cases which they have some relationship to, or in which they have an interest in the outcome. Judges are paid a salary by the government through our taxes. In some cases there is no jury in a trial. This is called a bench trial (where the judge sits is referred to as a bench). In that case the judge acts not only as the individual who decides which laws apply, she/he also acts as the ultimate trier of fact or fact finder.
A public official with authority to determine a cause or question in a court of justice and preside over the proceedings therein.
A person appointed to the Supreme/District Court with authority to decide questions in dispute between parties and to award damages and impose sentences. Addressed as "Your Honour"
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A judicial officer whose function is to adjudicate on matters brought before a court for decision. In Australia, only those who preside over intermediate or superior courts are generally classified as judges. The title of Judge is applied to judges of the intermediate courts, while the title of ustice is reserved for judges of the superior state courts and all federal courts.
Government official with authority to decide lawsuits brought before courts. Other judicial officers in the U.S. courts system are Supreme Court justices.
One who conducts or presides over a court of justice and resolves controversies between parties. In the fore-going text, the term also encompasses persons serving in an appointive capacity whose decisions are subject to review by a judge, including associate judges, magistrates, referees, special masters, hearing officers, and commissioners.
a youth or adult volunteer who manages the youth court process and makes sure that correct procedures are followed; in youth tribunal model courts the judges also determine the disposition
A judge sits in the District and Supreme Courts and is addressed as "Your Honour"
Workers' compensation judges are appointed and are representatives of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. They conduct hearings in an administrative proceeding for workers' compensation cases.
An elected or appointed public official with authority to hear and decide cases in a court of law.
a judicial officer who has been elected or appointed to preside over a court of law.
Person who presides over courtroom proceedings and renders a decision.
The person who decides the official placings and margins for each race or trial. They are also responsible for deciding who the placegetters are in the event of a photo finish or developed print.
an official who presides over a Court and in civil cases decides which party is right.
The judge decides what is best for the youth. The judge issues court orders, reads reports, hears arguments and decides whether the youth should be placed in the custody of the state.
An official who presides over a court and are required to be impartial and not influenced by outside factors.
a judge is the person who presides over a court case. The judge will either determine the case and decide who should win or lose in a civil case or will direct the jury on those things it should consider in a criminal case. The judge is also responsible for deciding the type and severity of sentence which someone convicted of a crime should have imposed upon them and the extent of the damages in a civil case. A judge does not necessarily always hear cases in court and can hear cases privately (i.e. without the jury or the public present) in chambers. There are several different types of judge including district judges, recorders, masters, trial judges and Appellate Court Judges.
In these booklets, judge means a Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench. Judicial Districts
official who judges the finish of a race. He notifies the results of winning and placed horses, their placed margins and race times.
One of three supreme judicial figures in Oghura Karat.
Club official responsible for placing the horses in their finishing order
One of three officials who sit at ringside to score a bout.
An elected official who is responsible for deciding matters on which you and the other parties in your case are unable to agree. A judge is a neutral person who is responsible for ensuring that your case is resolved in a manner which is fair, equitable, and legal. A judge is prohibited by law from giving you or the other party any legal advice, recommendations, or other assistance, and may not talk to either party unless both parties are present, represented, or at a properly scheduled hearing.
The official who determines the materiality of a hit.
An official having broad authority granted by statute or constitution to preside over sessions of courts of general jurisdiction or to conduct appellate court business.
the public official who presides over trials and rules on points of law that come into question during trial
The person who is in charge of the court and who decides questions of law.
an attorney that is appointed by the Governor to preside over a Superior Court or an individual that is elected to preside over a Justice of the Peace Court.
The person who is appointed to decide cases and to make sure that legal procedures are followed in the courtroom.
An officer appointed to administer the law and who has authority to hear and try cases in a Court of law
A judicial officer appointed or elected to preside over and to administer the law in a court.
In the District of Columbia, a person appointed by the President of the United States to preside over a court of law.
The public officer authorized to preside over, hear and determine cases in a court of law.
Racing official responsible for determining finish order in a greyhound race and other racing matters.
One invested with authority to determine any cause or question in a court of justice.
An official with the authority and responsibility to preside in a court, try lawsuits and make legal rulings.
to decide on the basis of the knowledge we have
The person who declares the official placing for each race.
An official with special legal training appointed by government to decide whether or not facts presented in court prove an accused committed an offence. The judge decides which sentences to impose for crimes.
A judge or justice is an official who presides over a court. The powers, functions, method of appointment, discipline, and training of judges vary widely across different jurisdictions.
Judging policy debate can be challenging. The total time available is short, the issues are complex and the judge may have personal beliefs that cloud impartiality.
A judge in the collectible card game is a tournament official charged with enforcing the rules of the game and those of the DCI. While judges need not be certified, they may choose to attempt a series of tests and certified judges are ranked from level 1 (local-level) to level 5 (professional-level). There are less than 3000 judges worldwide and Wizards of the Coast pays for some judges to travel to international events in order to provide training and improvement.