Lord Chief-justice

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lord Chief-justice the chief judge of the King's (or Queen's) Bench Division of the High Court of Justice
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. justitia.

Usage

In literature:

We have two London magistrates and a minister on the executive, and the Lord Chief Justice is an honorary member.
"Better Dead" by J. M. Barrie
The Lord Chancellor presides over the Chancery division, the Chief Justice over the King's Bench.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
OPINIONS OF MR. GRENVILLE, MR. PITT, AND LORD CAMDEN (FORMERLY CHIEF JUSTICE PRATT) ON THE STAMP ACT AND ITS REPEAL.
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2" by Egerton Ryerson
De Grey, Lord Chief Justice, in Hutchinson letters affair, 186.
"Benjamin Franklin" by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
The Lord Chief Justice and Co. have just decided to adjourn the Trial for ten Days, till Witnesses arrive from your side of the Atlantic.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1871-1883)" by Edward FitzGerald
Lord Mansfield raised himself by indefatigable industry from oatmeal porridge and poverty to affluence and the Lord Chief Justice's Bench.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
Amongst them LORD CHIEF JUSTICE for first time obtained view of House from novel point of vantage.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 147, August 12, 1914" by Various
Thomas Denman, afterwards Lord Chief Justice, entered the College in 1796; he resided in the Second Court, staircase G, at the top.
"St. John's College, Cambridge" by Robert Forsyth Scott
Alverstone, Lord Chief Justice, 285, 286.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Coleridge, too, had become Lord Chief Justice and the Government business had gone elsewhere.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
Formerly the same house belonged to Sir Edward Saunders, Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench in 1682.
"A Walk from London to Fulham" by Thomas Crofton Croker
Don't get anxious; it was a long time ago when I had ambitions of becoming Lord Chief Justice, or at least a High Court Judge.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
There have been Roman Catholic Lord Chancellors, and Lord Chief Justices.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Coleridge, Lord Chief Justice.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
The Lord Chief Justice was very particular about her giving her full name and address.
"Law and Laughter" by George Alexander Morton
Coke, Lord Chief Justice, 38.
"Dickens' London" by Francis Miltoun
The lord chief-justice proceeded to pronounce judgment.
"Guy Fawkes" by Thomas Lathbury
There was the same crowd, the same Lord Chief Justice, the same jury, and the same array of friendly lawyers.
"Lady Anna" by Anthony Trollope
In his "Lives of the Chief Justices," Lord Campbell has some pleasant gossip about Dick Danby, the Temple barber.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
So the Lord Chief Justice caused the Recorder of London, Sir John Crook, have her to him in his chambers in the Temple.
"Witch Stories" by E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
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In news:

Praise the Lord and Chief Justice John Roberts too.
Asked by inquiry chief Lord Justice Brian Leveson whether he could supply any information to back the assertion that he had heard the recording legally, Morgan said he couldn't.
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