justice_of_the_peace has definitions from the fields of law,work
[ noun ] (law,work) a local magistrate with limited powers

Used in print

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

A Mexican justice_of_the_peace had issue a writ against Chavez for taking_part in the `` murder '' of Manuel_Gonzales so he and his father were anxious to be taken_out of danger .

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judge law