Noun(1) a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses
(1) The magistrate will listen to what the parties say and issue a written decision resolving the dispute.(2) The lawyers sit at the bar table facing the magistrate and the defendant sits with his or her lawyer.(3) I noticed in the record that the magistrate did admit evidence of the other convictions.(4) The magistrate ordered he be remanded in custody to reappear in court next month.(5) The magistrate found that the prosecution had not satisfied the onus of proof that was required.(6) It is not a function of a committing magistrate to apply hearsay argument and exclude evidence.(7) Noise began to arise from the court but the magistrate beckoned for silence.(8) The old system of public administration and magistratures came under attack and was abolished by 1786.(9) The government also plans a new youth court with a judge and two magistrates .(10) They were convicted by the magistrates of obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duty.(11) Born in a family of magistrates, he was educated at a Jesuit school, studied the law, and practised in the Rouen magistrature until 1630.(12) Swindon magistrates remanded him in custody and committed the case to crown court.(13) Local residents should serve on juries in the upper courts and as lay magistrates in the lower courts.(14) Not all the versions they hear may be the same so the magistrates have to decide which one is the true story.(15) It was an unwritten rule in Lancashire that no active manufacturers could become magistrates .(16) The court heard he had been dealt with by Haverfordwest magistrates by way of a fine.
(1) district magistrate :: distrik landdros
1. magistrate ::
2. judge ::
3. ruler ::
4. regent ::
5. governor ::
6. dictator ::
7. despot ::
8. justice ::
9. justiciar ::
10. hakim ::
11. arbiter ::
Different Formsmagistrate, magistrates
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