justices of the sessions


justices of the sessions
Two or more justices of the peace who preside at the English sessions of the peace, for the execution of the authority given them by their commission and certain acts of Parliament. People v Powell (NY) 14 Abb Pr 91, 93.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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