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(in the UK) a judge in the Court of Appeal.
judge, magistrate, her honour, his honour, your honourView synonyms
- ‘Peers voted 109 to 105 to back a move by a former Lord Justice of Appeal aimed at protecting accused individuals who were subsequently not charged or found not guilty.’
- ‘These views were, as the Lords Justices themselves acknowledged, not necessary for determining the appeal, but they are entitled to a good deal of respect.’
- ‘In January this year he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal.’
- ‘I should certainly share the regret of the Lords Justices if I were compelled to think such important forward contracts as the present could have no legal effect, and were mere ‘gentlemen's agreements’ or honourable obligations.’’
- ‘Neither of the other Lords Justices expressed any view on that matter.’
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