Translation of magistrate in Spanish:

magistrate

Pronunciation /ˈmadʒɪstrət//ˈmadʒɪstreɪt//ˈmædʒəˌstreɪt/

noun

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    (in UK)
    juez que conoce de faltas y asuntos civiles de menor importancia
    • In sentencing the magistrates said the offences were so serious that custody was the only option.
    • The lawyers sit at the bar table facing the magistrate and the defendant sits with his or her lawyer.
    • The court heard he had been dealt with by Haverfordwest magistrates by way of a fine.
    • The government also plans a new youth court with a judge and two magistrates.
    • The magistrate will listen to what the parties say and issue a written decision resolving the dispute.
    • All the people who were arrested appeared before a special court set up by magistrates.
    • It is not a function of a committing magistrate to apply hearsay argument and exclude evidence.
    • At earlier hearings magistrates have had to order him to stay in the cells because of his outbursts in court.
    • I noticed in the record that the magistrate did admit evidence of the other convictions.
    • It is clear that the magistrates heard a great deal of factual evidence and had regard to that.
    • The Committee on District Courts establishes the number of magistrates in each district.
    • Noise began to arise from the court but the magistrate beckoned for silence.
    • Not all the versions they hear may be the same so the magistrates have to decide which one is the true story.
    • Swindon magistrates remanded him in custody and committed the case to crown court.
    • The magistrate ordered he be remanded in custody to reappear in court next month.
    • It was an unwritten rule in Lancashire that no active manufacturers could become magistrates.
    • Local residents should serve on juries in the upper courts and as lay magistrates in the lower courts.
    • They were convicted by the magistrates of obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duty.
    • The magistrates decided the offence so serious that the only option was a custodial sentence.
    • The magistrate found that the prosecution had not satisfied the onus of proof that was required.