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the judge who presides over a supreme court

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If it appears to the chief judge that the speedy, efficient, and proper administration of justice so requires, the chief judge shall request the chief justice of the supreme court to assign temporarily an additional judge or judges from outside the court to duty in the court requiring assistance, and shall advise the chief justice whether or not the approval of the chief judge of the court from which the assignment is to be made has been obtained.
He served as the chief justice of the Supreme Court for 9 years before his death in 1930.
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, whose role it was to swear in the newly elected Southern president, was himself a former member of the Ku Klux Klan.
This new tool provides access to the correspondence, memos, diaries, and diplomatic papers written by or to Jay--diplomat, first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and early graduate of King's College.
Jiro Terada, a former chief justice of the Supreme Court who was best known for a 1985 ruling on the ''unconstitutional'' allocation of lower house seats, died of a heart attack at a Tokyo hospital on Sunday, his family said Monday.
Buffalo, NY), in cooperation with the Supreme Court Library, has published State of the Federal Judiciary: Annual Reports of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Under the Constitution, the House investigates allegations of ``high crimes or misdemeanors'' against the president and lodges specific charges that are ``tried'' in the Senate, with the chief justice of the Supreme Court presiding.
Constitution since its inception, now faces evisceration under the hand of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, a possibility unthinkable just a few years ago.
The commission, created by the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994, has two years to study the Bankruptcy Code, evaluate current and proposed arrangements and present a report to the president, chief justice of the Supreme Court and Congress.
In 1913 Taft became professor of constitutional law at Yale Law School and served until 1921, when he was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
Chief Justice Lewis was nominated to be the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia by Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in 2006.
Iqbal has termed verdict 'unilateral', and appealed to the chief justice of the Supreme Court to take notice of the case by suspending order of the PHC Abbottabad registry in this regard.
Respondent was appointed as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court although she did not show that she is a person of proven integrity, an indispensable qualification for membership in the judiciary under Section 7(3), Article VIII of the 1987 Constitution,' Calida's petition read.
Addressing the media here, Siraj also demanded a judicial commission be formed to probe the case, the report of which would be submitted to the chief justice of the Supreme Court.
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is about to be impeached in the Lower House where now seems to prevail the law of the jungle, or what might be euphemistically referred to as the law of the super-majority.
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