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judge in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjudgejudge1 /dʒʌdʒ/ ●●● S2 W2 noun [countable]  1 SCTBOthe official in control of a court, who decides how criminals should be punished The trial judge specifies the number of years to be spent in prison.federal judge/high court judge etc (=a judge in a particular court)2 JUDGEsomeone who decides on the result of a competition The panel of judges included several well-known writers.3 a good/bad judge of something4 be the judge (of something)5 let me be the judge of that6 be judge and jury7 as sober as a judge
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judgeJudge Butler gave the defendant a six-month jail sentence.Judge Pamela GiffordBut in an entire career, I never knew a judge who I believed was bribed by raw money.a judge's controversial decisionThe court cases discussed indicate how judges have been resolving conflicts on these issues.The other judges, both charisma-free, were handpicked to make him shine.Everyone stood up as the judge entered the courtroom.All that will be considered by the judge and the Lord Chief Justice in making their recommendations.Secondly, that any delay which did occur was reasonable and, as indeed the judge himself found, justifiable.When it was over, the judges signed a certificate saying that they believed Harrison had indeed told them everything he knew.The judge advised the governor that the law violated the First Amendment rights of teachers.There are normally three judges for the national essay competition.A New York judge awarded custody of the boy to Leo in 1994 and allowed Heard to see him every other weekend.