HyperDic: chief_justice

English > 1 sense of the expression chief justice:
NOUNperson chief justicethe judge who presides over a supreme court
English > chief justice: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe judge who presides over a supreme court.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
InstancesBurger, Warren Burger, Warren E. Burger, Warren Earl BurgerUnited States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court by Richard Nixon (1907-1995)
Chase, Salmon P. Chase, Salmon Portland ChaseUnited States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
Ellsworth, Oliver EllsworthUnited States jurist and the third chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1807)
Fuller, Melville W. Fuller, Melville Weston FullerUnited States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)
Hughes, Charles Evans HughesUnited States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1862-1948)
Jay, John JayUnited States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
Marshall, John MarshallUnited States jurist
Rehnquist, William Rehnquist, William Hubbs RehnquistUnited States jurist who served as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court from 1972 until 1986, when he was appointed chief justice (born in 1924)
Rutledge, John RutledgeUnited States jurist and second chief justice of the United States Supreme Court
Stone, Harlan Stone, Harlan F. Stone, Harlan Fisk StoneUnited States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)
Taft, William Howard Taft, President Taft27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
Taney, Roger Taney, Roger Brooke TaneyUnited States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court
Vinson, Frederick Moore VinsonUnited States jurist who served as chief justice of the Supreme Court (1890-1953)
Waite, Morrison Waite, Morrison R. Waite, Morrison Remick WaiteUnited States jurist who was appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1874 by President Grant (1816-1888)
Warren, Earl WarrenUnited States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1891-1974)
White, Edward White, Edward D. White, Edward Douglas White Jr.United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft
Broaderjudge, justice, juristA public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
SpanishPresidente del Tribunal Supremo
CatalanPresident del Tribunal Suprem

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