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Federal Circuit Court of Appeals judges are appointed for life and can only be removed via impeachment.

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the term for a circuit court judge is 6 years long.

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Which judge of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta served as the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court?

Honorable Rosemary Barkett


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What is the term limit for a judge serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces?

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Which court is HIGHER district or circuit?

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What is the term for a circuit court justice?

"Judge" or "Your Honor."


How long is a term of being circuit court judge in Illinois?

Circuit Judges are elected to office for a 6 year term.


How long is the term for a associate judge in Illinois?

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The practice of a circuit court judge was for them to ride around the countryside each year to hear cases.


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dear you're honor


What is the difference between a circuit judge and an associate judge?

A "circuit" judge refers to a judge, usually appointed or confirmed by the governor of a state, to hear cases at the Circuit Court level. An "associate" judge is simply an honorary title. An "associate" judge may be a retired judge, or an inactive judge who occasionally hears cases. An "associate" judge would still have to be qualified to hear cases at whatever level of the court system he is functioning in.


Who is in charge of magistrates court?

The Magistrate's Court is subservient to the local circuit court of which they are a part. The chief judge of that circuit is in overall charge of all courts under his authority.


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That was Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge Laurence C. Gram, Jr.


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What is the court that have juries?

Depending on your state? Usually most states Circuit court consists of a judge and jury.


How long is a judge's term of office?

It depends on which court.


What is the term of a superior court judge?

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