judgeship


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judge·ship

 (jŭj′shĭp′)
n.
The office or jurisdiction of a judge.

judgeship

(ˈdʒʌdʒˌʃɪp)
n
(Law) the position, office, or function of a judge
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.judgeship - the position of judge
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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In those days we thought an Indian Judgeship about equal to a county-court judgeship at home.
Barrington has been very successful at the Bar, and they say that he is certain of a judgeship before long.
He was as unfitted for a judgeship as would be the average mother for the position of milk- distributor to starving children in famine-time; her own children would fare a shade better than the rest.
Then he resigned his judgeship and left Humboldt county.
In the summer of 'sixty-six a Chief Judgeship fell vacant.
It is not something to eat," replied Sancho, "but something to govern and rule, and better than four cities or four judgeships at court.
The 21st Circuit Judicial Commission is expected to announce application procedures for that associate judgeship soon.
It adds one circuit court judgeship while eliminating one circuit court judgeship and two district court judgeships.
Powers to the Superior Court judgeship within the Clayton Judicial Circuit and Shalonda Jones-Parker to the State Court judgeship created by the appointment of Judge Powers to the Superior Court bench.
Stuart, R-Montross, said legislators sometimes encountered both reluctant well-qualified judicial candidates who balked at the huge sacrifice required to give up their practice and eager but less-qualified candidates seeking a judgeship only because they could not make a living as attorneys.
They said while women participation is on the rise in every sector, it was not the same in judgeship and therefore, it was high time meritorious women advocates too, are considered on a par with males for judgeship.
Naughton had indeed sought a judgeship and two clerk magistrate positions.