judicial officer

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Etymology[edit]

As a European official, a calque of French huissier de justice (court usher) employing officer because of usher's lack of legal associations in English.

Noun[edit]

judicial officer (plural judicial officers)

  1. (law) A public officer authorized to hear and decide cases in a court of law.
  2. (law) A huissier de justice, a process server and officer of the court in several European countries.

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