special judge

Definition of "special judge"
  1. A judge chosen to function in instances where the regular judge is not fit or unable to perform their duties
How to use "special judge" in a sentence
  1. When the regular judge had a conflict of interest in the case, a special judge was appointed.
  2. The court announced that a special judge would oversee the case due to the illness of the sitting judge.
  3. Because the judge was associated with one of the parties in the lawsuit, a special judge was needed to maintain impartiality.

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