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magistrate

1. a public officer concerned with the administration of law
2. another name for justice of the peace
3. NZ the former name for district court judge
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A federal magistrate in North Carolina has dismissed the civil case filed by Joyce Judy, former president of the Arkansas Employees Federal Credit Union, against Bob Schacht of Mooresville, North Carolina, the retired racecar driver who wired her $1 million overseas in November 2009 in the full expectation of a $50 million return in six weeks.
Federal Magistrate Judge Gary Brown earlier ruled that another company, Wright National Flood Insurance Co.
Federal Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson ordered a mental screening for the man, Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland.
A federal magistrate judge has recommended that a challenge to a series of timber sales in the Coast Range be thrown out.
The ruling to allow this activity was the result of a pre-trial discovery dispute in which a federal magistrate judge in Illinois ruled that Miller U.
The ruling to allow this activity was the result of a pretrial discovery dispute in which a federal magistrate judge in Illinois ruled that Miller U.
In a letter to a federal magistrate judge in New York, Khobragade's lawyer requested an extension of the time by which the US government must file an indictment or commence a preliminary hearing.
According to the foreign news agency, Arshack has forwarded a letter to a federal magistrate judge in New York requesting for an extension of the time by which the U.
Federal magistrate Joseph Spero appeared doubtful, asking defense attorney Brandon LeBlanc whether seeing the criminal indictment that includes a murder-for-hire charge had "changed his calculus" regarding the chances of Ulbricht being freed pending trial.
In this respect in Phillips v Australian Girls' Choir Pty Ltd [2001] FMCA 109 Federal Magistrate Mclnnis pointed out that the principles referred to by Wilcox J in the Hunter Valley Developments case needed to be modified in a number of respects, he pointed out that 'it should not be any longer regarded as law that the inexcusable delay on the part of a solicitor should be visited upon the client'.
No, it can't, a federal magistrate decided in January, blocking the forfeiture of the Motel Caswell, a family-owned business in Tewksbury, Massachusetts.
The suspect made an initial appearance in the hospital room in front of a federal magistrate judge, officials said.

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