magistrate judge

noun

Legal Definition of magistrate judge

: magistrate sense 2a especially : a judicial officer presiding over proceedings in a U.S. district court

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“Magistrate judge.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/magistrate%20judge. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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