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juh jiz

  • n  a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges
  • n  a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
  • n  an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
  • v  determine the result of (a competition)
  • v  form a critical opinion of
  • v  judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
  • v  pronounce judgment on
  • v  put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of

  • Twenty years ago an organizational meeting of the nation's black judges could have been held in the back of a single bus.
  • The judges, Mahmoud Mekky and Hesham El Bastawissi, face possible expulsion from the bench after calling for the independence of Egypt's judiciary and protesting ballot fraud .
  • Popular protests forced the government to reinstate sacked judges, but the compromise has not resolved the power struggle that threatens to distract Islamabad from fighting .
News & Articles


  • David Miliband in AFP
    Given that this was a very sophisticated operation in which high-quality forgeries were made, the government judges it is highly likely that the forgeries were made by a state intelligence service,Miliband said. "Taking this together with...
  • John McCain in Boston Globe (registration)
    Last week, for example, he highlighted Obama's opposition to the Supreme Court nomination of Chief Justice John Roberts, saying Obama belonged to "an elite group of activist judges, lawyers, and law professors who think they know wisdom when they...
  • Barack Obama in Newsroom America
    Sotomayor said she does not agree with that philosophy, noting, "I wouldn't approach the issue of judging in the way the president does. Judges can't rely on what's in their heart," she said. "They don't determine the law. Congress makes the...

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