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the judge who presides over a supreme court

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I know it is against the law, but my lawyer (naming him) recommended me to take this step." The Chief Justice smiled acquiescence, thanked him, and the man before night was safe in prison.
The cronies nodded to each other, and Mr Parkes remarked in an undertone, shaking his head meanwhile as who should say, 'let no man contradict me, for I won't believe him,' that John Willet was in amazing force to-night, and fit to tackle a Chief Justice.
"[H]aving examined the record ourselves, we agree with the district court that it is 'self-evident' that Chief Justice Moore's purpose in displaying the monument was non-secular," observed the court.
Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin is set to retire on October 26.
However, Duterte's spokesman Salvador Panelo assured that the chief justice nominees' stance on the maritime row 'doesn't matter' to the President.
Chief Justice Khosa remarked that e-Court system would be instrumental in early dispensation of justice at a low cost.
Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed administered oath to Justice Meskanzai at Supreme Court of Pakistan in a simple and dignified ceremony.
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Asif Saeed Khosa chaired a meeting of JCP here.
The commission unanimously recommended the name of Muhammad Noor Khan Muskanzai as Chief Justice FSC.
The FSC Chief Justice Sheikh Najamul Hasan is retiring on May 14.
Lawyers for the House which passed the bill of impeachment against Justice Ja'neh are basing their argument on Article 43 of the Constitution that gives the Chief Justice the power to preside when the president, vice president and associate justices are being tried.
IGP Amjad Javed Saleemi and other police officers were present in the court when the chief justice resumed hearing of the petitions moved by two lawyers.
Punjab Govenor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar administered oath to Justice Sardar Mohammad Shamim Khan as the Chief Justice.
Judges of the Supreme Court Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Gulzar Ahmad, Chief Justice Balochistan High Court Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar and senior lawyers attended the inauguration ceremony.
Zaki, 73, joined the DIFC Courts in December 2013, about two years after his retirement as the nation's Chief Justice.
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