associate justice

noun

Legal Definition of associate justice

: a justice of a court of last resort who is not the chief justice

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“Associate justice.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/associate%20justice. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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