The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of government and law to refer to refer to a civilian officer who administers the law. In ancient Rome, a magistratus was one of the highest ranking government officers, and possessed both judicial and executive powers. In other parts of the world, such as China, a magistrate was responsible for administering a particular geographic area.

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  • The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of government and law to refer to refer to a civilian officer who administers the law. In ancient Rome, a magistratus was one of the highest ranking government officers, and possessed both judicial and executive powers. In other parts of the world, such as China, a magistrate was responsible for administering a particular geographic area. Today, in some jurisdictions, a magistrate is a judicial officer who hears cases in a lower court, and typically deals with more minor or preliminary matters. In other jurisdictions (e.g., England and Wales), magistrates may be volunteers without formal legal training who perform a judicial role with regard to minor matters. (en)
  • The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of governments and laws to refer to a civilian officer who administers the law. In ancient Rome, a magistratus was one of the highest ranking government officers, and possessed both judicial and executive powers. In other parts of the world, such as China, a magistrate was responsible for administration over a particular geographic area. Today, in some jurisdictions, a magistrate is a judicial officer who hears cases in a lower court, and typically deals with more minor or preliminary matters. In other jurisdictions (e.g., England and Wales), magistrates may be volunteers without formal legal training who perform a judicial role with regard to minor matters. (en)
  • The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of governments and laws to refer to an officer who administers the law. In ancient Rome, a magistratus was one of the highest ranking officers, and possessed both judicial and executive powers. In other parts of the world, a magistrate was responsible for administration over a particular area. Today, in some jurisdictions, a magistrate is a judicial officer who hears cases in a lower court, and typically deals with more minor or preliminary matters. In other jurisdictions (e.g., England and Wales), magistrates may be volunteers without formal legal training who perform a judicial role with regard to minor matters. (en)
  • The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of governments and laws to refer to a civilian officer who administers the law. In ancient Rome, a magistratus was one of the highest ranking government officers, and possessed both Jeff and executive powers. In other parts of the world, a magistrate was responsible for administration over a particular area. Today, in some jurisdictions, a magistrate is a judicial officer who hears cases in a lower court, and typically deals with more minor or preliminary matters. In other jurisdictions (e.g., England and Wales), magistrates may be volunteers without formal legal training who perform a judicial role with regard to minor matters. (en)
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  • Sir Lyman Poore Duff, a former judge of the Supreme Court of Canada (en)
  • Sir Lyman Poore Duff, a former justice of the Supreme Court of Canada (en)
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  • Analytical mind, critical thinking, impartiality, common sense (en)
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  • March 2014 (en)
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  • Courts (en)
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  • Usually experience as an advocate (en)
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  • Magistrate (en)
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  • Judge, Justice of the Peace, magistrate (en)
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  • The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of government and law to refer to refer to a civilian officer who administers the law. In ancient Rome, a magistratus was one of the highest ranking government officers, and possessed both judicial and executive powers. In other parts of the world, such as China, a magistrate was responsible for administering a particular geographic area. (en)
  • The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of governments and laws to refer to a civilian officer who administers the law. In ancient Rome, a magistratus was one of the highest ranking government officers, and possessed both judicial and executive powers. In other parts of the world, such as China, a magistrate was responsible for administration over a particular geographic area. (en)
  • The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of governments and laws to refer to an officer who administers the law. In ancient Rome, a magistratus was one of the highest ranking officers, and possessed both judicial and executive powers. In other parts of the world, a magistrate was responsible for administration over a particular area. (en)
  • The term magistrate is used in a variety of systems of governments and laws to refer to a civilian officer who administers the law. In ancient Rome, a magistratus was one of the highest ranking government officers, and possessed both Jeff and executive powers. In other parts of the world, a magistrate was responsible for administration over a particular area. (en)
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