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circuit judge

n
(Law) Brit a judge presiding over a county court or crown court
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cir′cuit judge′


n.
a judge of a circuit court.
[1795–1805, Amer.]
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circuit judge

A judge of the Court of Appeal of one of the district judicial circuits
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{circuits = American "circuit judges" travelled from town to town, holding court in each and sleeping at local inns and taverns}
Winter was appointed associate judge in July 2000 and named a circuit judge in December 2008.
Circuit Judge Mary Jane Hall acknowledged Underwood's office made an "extremely compelling case" with statistics on racial disparities, but said it was an issue for lawmakers in Richmond.
Also elected were nine executive committee members: Circuit Judge Ellen H.
Other officers include Fifth Circuit Judge Carol Falvey as treasurer and Ninth Circuit Judge Alan S.
Circuit Judge Carlos Bea said that one plaintiff, Antje Engelhardt, might have sufficient legal basis to sue on the behalf of Naruto 6 who is still somewhere in the Indonesia nature preserve, because of a "next-friend" relationship with the ape.
Circuit Judge Dan Kemp won the race to lead the Arkansas Supreme Court Tuesday, in a campaign that had been marked by a record amount of outside spending targeting his rival.
Judge Rhys Rowlands, the senior circuit judge for North Wales, said Judge Edwards, a native of Rhyl, was the longest-serving circuit judge in England and Wales.
But in 2000, he applied to be reinstated and was welcomed back into the fold, rising to senior circuit judge within six years.
Ten judges at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington heard arguments about how to distinguish software innovations from programmes that computerise unpatentable ideas, seeking what circuit judge Pauline Newman called "the point where one moves from the abstract to the concrete." Google, Facebook and JPMorgan Chase are among companies that say patent standards for software are too lax and lead to expensive litigation.
A fourth local lawyer has joined the write-in contest for Lane County Circuit judge in the November General Election.

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