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  • n. One who is not a judge (public official administering the law).


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non- +‎ judge


  • In earlier eras, Supreme Court justices came from a variety of backgrounds, but Ms. Kagan would be the first nonjudge since Nixon appointees Lewis Powell and William Rehnquist in 1972.

    Obama Nominates Kagan to Seat on Supreme Court

  • Ms. Kagan is the only nonjudge known to have been interviewed.

    Kagan Says Rulings on Black, Skilling to Affect DOJ

  • The Supreme Court has not had a nonjudge in quite a while.

    ‘A Respected Scholar’

  • Shame on every single member of Congress who supported the SHARIA nonjudge to JUDGE us.


  • If Obama does pick a nonjudge, Carter urged him not to pick an academic.

    The Indiana Law Blog

  • Knight partner William Sessions, a former federal appellate and trial judge and former director of the FBI, also can understand the call for a nonjudge on the Court.

    The Indiana Law Blog

  • Warren "changed our whole view of the Constitution," Sessions said, and Kagan, another nonjudge, revised Harvard Law's curriculum.

    The Indiana Law Blog

  • Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter, on the idea of President George W. Bush's appointing a nonjudge to the Supreme Court, a once common practice "I have seen so many people dying today.



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