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Job Description: 
Judges preside over civil and criminal proceedings in courts of law.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) presiding over trials and hearings
  • (b) interpreting and enforcing rules of procedure and making rulings regarding the admissibility of evidence
  • (c) determining the rights and obligations of the parties involved, and, in cases tried by jury
  • (d) instructing the jury on points of law that are applicable to the case
  • (e) weighing and considering evidence in non-jury trials and deciding legal guilt or innocence or degree of liability of the accused or defendant (f) passing sentence on persons convicted in criminal cases, determining damages or other appropriate remedy in civil cases and issuing court orders
  • (g) researching legal issues and writing opinions on the issues.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Chief justice
- Judge
- Magistrate


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Court clerk - 3411
- Justice of the Peace - 3411

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