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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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 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.
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It is not something to eat," replied Sancho, "but something to govern and rule, and better than four cities or four judgeships at court.
A second DUI arrest a month later in Santa Paula eventually led to his divorce and loss of his judgeship.
If the court then agreed the new judgeships should be filled by appointment, those county judges would lose their chance at a circuit judgeship and lose their current county judgeships when their terms expire in January, Moran said.
A new county judgeship for Colombia County added by the House was also stricken.
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The other judgeship up for election will not be contested because incumbent Judge Randy Rogers was the only one who filed a declaration of intent to run by Wednesday's deadline.
The 18th Circuit JNC is now accepting applications to fill a Brevard County judgeship, created by the elevation of Judge George B.