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Synonyms for magistrate

a public official who decides cases brought before a court of law in order to administer justice

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a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)

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15], p 298) notes that in Phillips v Australian Girls' Choir Pty Ltd [2001] FMCA 109 the then Federal Magistrates Court applied a modified version of the test enunciated by Wilcox J in the Hunter Valley Developments case in relation to an application under s 44(2A)(a) of the AAT Act for an extension of time in which to seek an extension of time for judicial review of a decision.
over to ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) agents to be processed at the federal level, and arraigned by a federal magistrate this afternoon," according to state police Investigator James Newell.
Federal Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin ordered Peters to be detained without bail pending an extradition hearing set for October 14.
AP) -- A federal magistrate has denied former state Rep.
District Judge Otis Wright overruled an earlier decision by a federal magistrate judge setting James Michael Fayed's bail at $500,000.
The experts included: Honorable Supreme Court Justice Nizamidin Azimjanov from Kyrgyzstan; Judge Nikita Kolokolov, retired Supreme Court judge from Russia; Judge Ellen Best, a Criminal Court Judge from Germany; Judge Justo Arenas, Federal Magistrate Judge from Puerto Rico, USA.
Proceedings in state court in Minnesota have been stayed because of the expanded settlement, reached in mediation conducted before a federal magistrate judge in Minneapolis.
Among its acclaimed locals are poet Nikki Giovanni and William Henry Hastie, the first African American federal magistrate judge and governor of the U.
Crawford's lawyer Barbara Van Gelder told a federal magistrate in a court hearing conducted by phone that she would tell him to invoke his Fifth Amendment rights against compelled self-incrimination if asked to respond to questions about his actions as FDA commissioner, the New York Times reported.
The man was convicted by a federal magistrate of violating an FAA order and was fined USD500.
A federal magistrate recommended that summary judgment be entered for the defendants and the inmate filed objections.
A federal magistrate last fall recommended a trial proceed on three of Ventura's six legal claims.
After reading the charges, Federal Magistrate Judge W.
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