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Northern Ireland[ edit ] The judicial system of Northern Ireland is very similar to that of England and Wales, and superior court judges are addressed the same way as those in England and Wales. However, there are a few differences at the lower levels.
A district judge sitting in the County Court is addressed as "Your Honour". A Lay Magistrate, in cases where they are present, is also addressed as "Your Worship", and may use the post nominals "LM", e. Judges in some superior courts are addressed as "My Lord" or "My Lady". Both the titles "judge" and "justice" are translated juge.
Generally, it is only appropriate to use the term "judge" when speaking of an anonymous or general position, such as "the trial judge," or when referring to a member of an inferior or provincial court such as the Ontario Court of Justice. Like other members of the Commonwealth, a justice of the peace is addressed as "Your Worship," and a Master of a Superior Court is both addressed and referred to as "Master.
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In many states throughout the United Statesa judge is addressed as "Your Honor" or "Judge" when presiding over the court. The judges of the Supreme Court of the United Statesand the judges of the supreme courts of several US states and other countries are called "justices". Chief Justice" but also may be identified and addressed as "Chief Justice name ".
The justices of the supreme courts usually hold higher offices than any other judges in a jurisdiction, including a justice of the peacea judge who holds police court in some jurisdictions and who may also try small claims and misdemeanors.
However, the state of New York inverts this usual order. The initial trial court in this state is called the Supreme Court of New York, and its judges are called "justices".
The next highest appellate court is the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, whose judges are also called "justices". Judges in certain jurisdictions, such as New York and New Jersey, who deal with guardianships, trusts and estates are known as " surrogates.
Subordinate or inferior jurisdiction judges in US legal practice are sometimes called magistratesalthough in the federal court of the United States, they are called magistrate judges.
Subordinate judges in US legal practice who are appointed on a case-by-case basis, particularly in cases where a great deal of detailed and tedious evidence must be reviewed, are often called "masters" or "special masters" and have authority in a particular case often determined on a case by case basis.
Judges of courts of specialized jurisdiction such as bankruptcy courts or juvenile courts were sometimes known officially as " referees ," but the use of this title is in decline. Judges sitting in courts of equity in common law systems such as judges in the equity courts of Delaware are called " chancellors.
They were previously known as hearing examiners. Judges who derive their authority from a contractual agreement of the parties to a dispute, rather than a governmental body, are called arbitrators.
They typically do not receive the honorific forms of address nor do they bear the symbolic trappings of a publicly appointed judge. However, it is now common for many retired judges to serve as arbitrators, and they will often write their names as if they were still judges, with the parenthetical " Ret.
Most but not all US judges have professional credentials as lawyers. Non-lawyer judges in the United States are often elected, and are typically either justices of the peace or part-time judges in rural limited jurisdiction courts. A non-lawyer judge typically has the same rights and responsibilities as a lawyer who is a judge holding the same office and is addressed in the same manner.
Outside legal contexts, the formal terms of address are "Judge" for puisne justices or "Chief Justice" for chief justices. The title for most puisne judges is "Justice", which is abbreviated in law reports to a postnominal "J", in the form "Surname J". Judges that are part of a panel in a State Court, or Federal Court are called "desembargadores".eye on the news “Emergency” at Yale: Qualified Judge Named to Court!
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