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Judge vs. Magistrate

January 12, 2009


 

A Judge is appointed by Colorado's Governor, except in home ruled cities and counties like Denver and Broomfield. The Judge serves for a period of years until a retention election.


 

 


 

A Magistrate is hired by the Chief Judge, and may have limited jurisdiction, such as not being able to preside over jury trials. A Magistrate can be fired like any other employee.


 

 


 

 

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