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Judges and Magistrates

On the Job


Judges and Magistrates arbitrate and advise on court cases. They may sentence defendants in criminal cases, or determine liability in civil cases. They may also perform wedding ceremonies.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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