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(Law) the rank or office of a justice


(ˈdʒʌs tɪsˌʃɪp)

the office of a justice.
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But now, so uncertain are our tempers, and so much do we at different times differ from ourselves, she would hear of no mitigation; nor could all the affected penitence of Honour, nor all the entreaties of Sophia for her own servant, prevail with her to desist from earnestly desiring her brother to execute justiceship (for it was indeed a syllable more than justice) on the wench.
He took as many as 118 Suo Motu actions during his chief justiceship.
Given Dixon's Chief Justiceship and his careful, holistic approach to interpretation, the case appeared well placed for the Court to address the issues of principle that plagued sedition law.
Recess," (41) and the chief justiceship had become vacant at the
1) After a hearing that covered Nadon's legal background, his views on the state of the legal profession, and his attitude towards judging, Canadians were asked to consider only why a judge would embellish his amateur hockey record when he was being nominated for a justiceship in the highest court in the land.
The court has long followed a custom of rotating the chief justiceship to the next most senior member who has not yet held the post.
In early 1861, in the wake of Louisiana's secession from the Union, Benjamin resigned the Senate seat for which he had forsaken the justiceship.
As David Garrow wrote in a 1996 profile, "his colleagues were unanimously pleased and supportive" when Rehnquist was being considered for the Chief Justiceship.
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Press 2004); Earl Maltz, The Chief Justiceship of Warren Burger 18-23 (U.
By the 1930s, California was employing governmental interest analysis in interstate conflicts cases without fanfare, decades before the important chief justiceship there of Roger Traynor.
2) However, Latham did not treat the chief justiceship as a sinecure.