On the basis of the evidence submitted and in line with the law, they determine whether the accused individual is guilty or innocent.
What do they do?
Before becoming a Judge, you need to go through these educational and training requirements
Education and Training
Judges have legal degrees in the majority of cases, but not all.
Before entering the judicial system, state and federal judges often finish the educational prerequisites to become lawyers and practise as attorneys for several years.
Some judges are elected or appointed for specific periods of time.
Federal administrative law judges must pass a competitive exam administered by the US Office of Personnel Management in addition to having a legal degree.
The FJC, ABA, NJC, and National Centre for State Courts all provide training for judges and other judicial branch workers.
Candidates that possess the following talents, in addition to schooling and other requirements, may be able to perform better in the job
To examine a complex case and statutory law and give solid legal rulings, judges must exhibit excellent logical reasoning, analytical, and decision-making skills.
Knowledge of criminal and civil procedures, as well as jurisdictional regulations and the court system, is essential.
Clear, concise, and well-researched opinions, bench memos, and other legal papers require exceptional writing abilities.
To address discovery issues and encourage a settlement between the parties, excellent mediation skills are required.
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