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What is the lead justice called?
Chief justice, the presiding judge in the Supreme Court of the United States, and the highest judicial officer of the nation. The chief justice is appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate and has life tenure.
What is the lead justice called on the Supreme Court?
Chief Justice of
|Chief Justice of the United States
|Incumbent John Roberts since September 29, 2005
|Supreme Court of the United States
|Mr. Chief Justice (informal) Your Honor (within court) The Honorable (formal)
Who is the most powerful judge in the UK?
The current Lord Chief Justice, The Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon is the Head of the Judiciary of England and Wales and the President of the Courts of England and Wales.
Who is the present Lord Chief Justice?
Lord Burnett of Maldon
The current Lord Chief Justice is Lord Burnett of Maldon, who assumed the role on 2 October 2017.
What is the salary of a Chief Justice?
What is the highest court in the United States?
The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States. Article III of the U.S. Constitution created the Supreme Court and authorized Congress to pass laws establishing a system of lower courts.
What is Title 28 United States Code section 42?
The Chief Justice of the United States and the associate justices of the Supreme Court shall from time to time be allotted as circuit justices among the circuits by order of the Supreme Court. The Chief Justice may make such allotments in vacation.
Who is the youngest judge in the UK?
Rabinder Singh (judge)
|The Right Honourable Lord Justice Singh
|Assumed office 2 October 2017
|Sir David Kitchin
What is a 3 judge bench called?
A bench of two or three judges is called a division bench. The Supreme Court Rules vests Chief Justice of India, the power to constitute benches as part of his administrative responsibilities.
Why do judges wear wigs?
Until the seventeenth century, lawyers were expected to appear in court with clean, short hair and beards. Wigs made their first appearance in a courtroom purely and simply because that’s what was being worn outside it; the reign of Charles II (1660-1685) made wigs essential wear for polite society.
What do they call judges in England?
Judges of the Court of Appeal are known as Lords Justices, and they too are Privy Counsellors. Before swearing in they may be addressed as The Honourable Lord Justice Smith, and after swearing in as the Right Honourable Lord Justice Smith. Female Lord Justices are known as Lady Justices.