U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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23-1023 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
Arbitrate, advise, adjudicate, or administer justice in a court of law. May sentence defendant in criminal cases according to government statutes or sentencing guidelines. May determine liability of defendant in civil cases. May perform wedding ceremonies.
Illustrative examples: Justice,
Circuit Court Judge,
Broad Occupation: 23-1020 Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers
Minor Group: 23-1000 Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers
Major Group: 23-0000 Legal Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010