Judges - Judges Throughout world history judges have had an...

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Judges Throughout world history judges have had an affect on what the future or outcome of the world should be. Back then in history it wasn't so hard to become a judge but in today's society you must go through many procedures to become a certified judge. Once you become a judge many duties and task are in hand. Judges preside over local, state and federal courts and are either appointed or elected. Federal judges are appointed for life, while the others serve for fixed, renewable terms. First become an attorney by obtaining a degree of Juris Doctor (J.D.). You must then pass your state's bar examination and gain experience practicing law. Then decide if you would really make a good judge. Ask judges and other legal professionals you know for their honest opinions. Then apply for a judgeship when there is an opening in a court of your preference. The procedure for this will vary, depending on the type of court and where you live. To begin the process, when a vacancy occurs, judges must submit their resumes for review. The panel first addressed disqualifying factors for judgeships. A criminal record, D.U.I. or a mortgage foreclosure could doom an application for a judgeship. The panel also recommended that judicial applicants get a copy of their credit report and fix any problems prior to submitting their application. Applicants are asked to list twenty attorneys they have worked with as opposing counsel, as well as to provide references. In
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