Lord Chief Justice of England
Chief justice Chief" jus"tice The presiding justice, or principal judge, of a court. [1913 Webster]

{Lord Chief Justice of England}, The presiding judge of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice. The highest judicial officer of the realm is the Lord High Chancellor.

{Chief Justice of the United States}, the presiding judge of the Supreme Court, and Highest judicial officer of the republic. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • lord chief justice of england — Usage: capitalized E : the presiding judge of the King s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice in England …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales — The Judiciary of England and Wales …   Wikipedia

  • Lord Chief Justice Of England And Wales — Le Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (Président de la Haute Cour d Angleterre et du Pays de Galles) était, historiquement, le deuxième juge dans la hiérarchie des tribunaux anglais et gallois (Courts of England and Wales) après le Lord… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lord chief justice of england and wales — Le Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (Président de la Haute Cour d Angleterre et du Pays de Galles) était, historiquement, le deuxième juge dans la hiérarchie des tribunaux anglais et gallois (Courts of England and Wales) après le Lord… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales — Le Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (Lord Juge en chef de la Cour d Angleterre et du Pays de Galles) était, historiquement, le deuxième juge dans la hiérarchie des tribunaux anglais et gallois (Courts of England and Wales) après le Lord… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales — Der Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales ist nach dem Lordkanzler der zweithöchste Richter am Courts of England and Wales und der Vorsitzende Richter sowohl der Strafrechtsabteilung am Court of Appeal als auch in der Queen’s Bench Division des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland — The Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland is the head of the judiciary in Northern Ireland, presiding over the Courts of Northern Ireland. The present Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland is Sir Brian Kerr. His counterparts in England and… …   Wikipedia

  • Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench for Ireland — The Court of King s Bench (or Court of Queen s Bench during the reign of a Queen) was one of the senior courts of common law in Ireland. It was a mirror of the Court of King s Bench in England. The Lord Chief Justice was the most senior judge in… …   Wikipedia

  • Lord Chief Justice — of England and Wales Le Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (Président de la Haute Cour d Angleterre et du Pays de Galles) était, historiquement, le deuxième juge dans la hiérarchie des tribunaux anglais et gallois (Courts of England and… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chief Justice of the United States — Chief justice Chief jus tice The presiding justice, or principal judge, of a court. [1913 Webster] {Lord Chief Justice of England}, The presiding judge of the Queen s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice. The highest judicial officer of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”