28 U.S. Code § 482 - Definitions

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As used in this chapter, the term “judicial officer” means a United States district court judge or a United States magistrate judge.

(Added Pub. L. 101–650, title I, § 103(a), title III, § 321, Dec. 1, 1990, 104 Stat. 5096, 5117.)
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Change of Name

“United States magistrate judge” substituted for “United States magistrate” in text pursuant to section 321 of Pub. L. 101–650, set out as a note under section 631 of this title.