judgeship judgeship  /ˈdʒədʒ ˌʃɪp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the position of judge

Usage(s):

  1. The New Deal wants to give him the judgeship, now vacant.
  2. One important factor that weighed heavily in favor of Burger accepting the judgeship was his wife's health.
  3. At stake was the House seat of Democrat Paul Kilday, who resigned to accept a federal judgeship.

News

  1. First Lesbian Latina Confirmed to Federal Judgeship

    Nitza Ileana Quiñones Alejandro made history this week when she became the first openly gay Latina to be nominated to a federal judgeship. Also this week, President Obama hosted a reception at the White House in honor of LGBT Pride Month.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

  2. District attorney applies for vacant NM judgeship

    District Attorney Diana Martwick of Alamogordo is among seven lawyers asking to be considered for a vacant judgeship in southern New Mexico.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: News West 9 Midland

  3. Seventeen lawyers nominated for new Bibb State Court judgeship

    Seventeen lawyers are being considered to fill a new Bibb County State Court judgeship.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Macon Telegraph

Quotes

  1. "His performance as US attorney for the Northern District of Indiana has been nothing short of remarkable, and I am confident that he will approach his judgeship with the same enthusiasm and proficiency," Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., said in...
    on Jun 28, 2007 By: Richard Lugar Source: Examiner.com

  2. "There's a difference in how Democrat judgeship nominations get treated by Republicans and how Republican nominations are treated by Democrats," said Hatch, who announced Friday he would oppose Kagan.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Orrin Hatch Source: The Free Lance-Star

  3. "There hasn't been a new permanent judgeship for the Eastern District of California since 1978, and since that time this district has seen explosive growth - in population and in prisons," says Ms. Feinstein. "The caseload is so heavy that it...
    on Jan 10, 2009 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: Central Valley Business Times

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