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US Supreme Court justices are called "Justice [Last name]." The Associate Justices were formerly referred to as Mr. Justice [Last name], but this tradition was abandoned when Justice Sandra Day O'Connor joined the Court, in deference to gender neutrality.

Trial Court judges are usually addressed as "Your Honor," without benefit of last name. This is a sign of courtesy and respect, not a title.

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