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activist judgeA judge or justice who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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activist justiceA justice (usually referring to a member of a Supreme, High or Appellate court) who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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from the East German judgeUsed for comedic effect with an imaginary score in a competition because of the reputation of East German judges for giving low scores to non-East Germans.Rate it:

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judge, jury and executionerSomeone with the roles of judge, jury and executioner; someone with full power to judge and punish others unilaterally.Rate it:

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sober as a judgeCompletely sober.Rate it:

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tell it to the judgeI do not believe what you said.Rate it:

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touch judgerugby officialRate it:

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you can't judge a book by its coverIt is not possible to make reliable judgments about things or people by considering external appearances alone.Rate it:

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come upTo appear before a judge or court.Rate it:

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Also-RanA Competitor, Activist, Advocate, 'Busy Body', 'Has-Been' {attempting to become an 'Is-Been'}Rate it:

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babysitter testAn informal method for assessing the maturity, reliability, or probity of a person, inviting one to judge whether one would entrust this person with the care of one's own children.Rate it:

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clothes don't make the manAn aphorism meaning that you cannot judge a person solely by his appearance. Usually pertains to men.Rate it:

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cut it closeTo judge or finish something close to its limit.Rate it:

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dynamite chargeInstructions given by the judge to a jury that has failed to reach a verdict, in the hope that they can do so after further deliberation.Rate it:

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in the interest of justicethe reason of case dismissal used when the judge decides that justice will be best served when the case is dismissedRate it:

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per curiamAn opinion delivered by an entire court rather than a single judge.Rate it:

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you can't tell a book by its coverAlternative form of you can't judge a book by its cover.Rate it:

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