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the judge who presides over a supreme court

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The chief justice remarked that the court would not allow the barricading of roads on the pretext of security.
The chief justice also observed during the hearing that Hashmi's punishment term could also be extended over his controversial remarks following his release from jail.
The acting chief justice, moreover, clarified that it was the consensus of all justices, including Sereno that she goes on leave.
However, the chief justice remarked that persons summoned by NAB should appear before the anti-corruption watchdog.
The chief justice remarked that it was said that electricity would be produced by coal reserves in Thar and asked what happened to that?
Once again, the Chief Justice cannot be hostaged to bombastic threats that are built entirely on lies,' it said.
The chief justice said that everyone had to follow building regulations.
Later on arrival at the LHC, a guard of honour was presented to the chief justice by a smartly dressed police contingent.
Replacing Justice Shah, senior lawyer Justice Mohammad Yawar Ali has been appointed as the new Lahore High Court (LHC) chief justice.
The chief justice asked whether red warrants have been sent out for the suspect.
The Daily Star quoted Law Minister Anisul Huq, as saying that President Abdul Hamid would appoint the new Chief Justice very soon.
The Constitution says that the swearing in of the President-elect shall be in public before the Chief Justice, or, in the absence of the Chief Justice, the Deputy Chief Justice.
Responding to a question in Parliament from Selebi-Phikwe West Member of Parliament (MP) Mr Dithapelo Keorapetse, minister Molale said the apologies by the four High Court judges were directed at President Khama and not the Chief Justice.
ISLAMABAD -- Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa Monday took oath as Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan.
The Chief Justice of the United States plays an immensely important role in the fashioning of law and public policy, but the political scientists who contribute to this volume find that the social sciences have neglected a thorough study of the office.
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