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JUDGE
A judge or justice is an appointed or elected official who presides over a court. The powers, functions, and training of judges vary widely from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
ALSO SEE: QUESTION OF FACT, QUESTION OF LAW, FINAL JUDGMENT, BENCH WARRANT, COMMON LAW, MAGISTRATE, LAW CLERKS, BANKRUPTCY, VERDICT, TRIAL, BENCH

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