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 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]


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