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What does a judge do?

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Judges sit near the top of the Canadian criminal justice system and preside over federal, provincial and lower law courts. They ensure trials follow rules and laws, instruct juries on how to consider cases and deliver verdicts in non-jury trials.
5. Not all judges were lawyers. Federal citizenship judges are appointed by the governor general on the recommendation of the minister for citizenship and immigration. Many held important positions outside the legal system before their appointment. 4. Becoming a judge
Most judges are appointed to the position after many years working as a lawyer or as a professor of law. To become a lawyer, you need two to three years of undergraduate studies, a bachelor’s degree from a recognized law

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