Origin of magistrate
OTHER WORDS FROM magistratemag·is·trate·ship, noun
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How to use magistrate in a sentence
Under his plan, every magistrate would be required to be a practicing lawyer with a clean record.
In addition, about three-quarters of the state’s magistrates have never practiced law, the investigation found.
Hand-picked by politicians, some magistrates were found to have accepted bribes, stolen money, flubbed trials, trampled over constitutional protections and mishandled even the most basic elements of criminal cases.
Tom Davis, a Republican, is asking his colleagues in the upper chamber this legislative session to bolster the legal qualifications for magistrates and add a layer of scrutiny to their appointments.
As it stands, unless magistrates volunteer the information, even local delegation members are often left in the dark.
But Jackson disregarded him and went straight to the magistrate.
His father, Richard (Kevin McNally), is a local magistrate loyal to George III.‘Turn,’ AMC’s New Series About America’s First Spy Ring, Is A Visually Arresting Historical Epic|Marlow Stern|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She had thought it legal as the greyhounds were muzzled and the magistrate gave her an absolute discharge.The Week in Death: Clarissa Dickson Wright, One of ‘Two Fat Ladies’|The Telegraph|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The magistrate was informed that Loewen had already told authorities that his wife oversaw the family finances.
On Friday afternoon, Loewen was brought in shackles before U.S. Magistrate Karen Humphreys in federal court in Wichita.
The magistrate appeared to think such an occurrence not at all unlikely, as he committed him to prison for three months.
General Neill, who came later and assumed the rôle of magistrate, showed neither pity nor mercy.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
She pampered her master, and, like him, preferred the elder of the magistrate's two sons.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Mollock's discharge by the magistrate put the Chief in a very ludicrous position.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
John de Rotron, a distinguished French poet, dramatic writer and magistrate, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell