| Share
 

Dictionary


jus'tice of the peace'




a local public officer, usually having jurisdiction to try and determine minor civil and criminal cases and to hold preliminary examinations of persons accused of more serious crimes, and having authority to administer oaths, solemnize marriages, etc.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/justice-of-the-peace.html on line 79 justice Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/justice-of-the-peace.html on line 87 justicer
See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/justice-of-the-peace.html on line 98 justice of the peace (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/justice-of-the-peace.html on line 100 justice of the peace (Encyclopedia)

 

Related Content