Judges

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gown worn by academics or judges academic gown , academic robe , judge's robe
(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried bar
(law) the seat for judges in a courtroom bench
magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively Bench
group of judges bench
book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges Book of Judges , Judges
(law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations); one of the twelve groups of states in the United States that is covered by a particular circuit court of appeal circuit
assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business court , judicature , tribunal
judges collectively judicature , judiciary
judges, concerning judicial , judiciary
lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers lenience , leniency
someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication reader , referee , reviewer
(law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest; a judge can be recused by objections of either party or judges can disqualify themselves recusal , recusation
decision taken by judges previously res judicata
inner voice that judges your behavior small voice , voice of conscience , wee small voice
boxing decision in which the judges are not unanimous split decision
(baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders strike
(Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims; crimes that are not mentioned in the Koran so judges are free to punish the offender in any appropriate way Tazir crime
knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue technical knockout , TKO
in Vedism, god of the night sky who with his thousand eyes watches over human conduct and judges good and evil and punishes evildoers; often considered king of the Hindu gods and frequently paired with Mitra as an upholder of the world Varuna
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