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What Is The Name of the Hammer a Judge Uses in Court?

What is the name given to a judge’s hammer? The official name given to the hammer a judge uses in court is gavel. Gavel is that small wooden hammer that a judge or magistrate uses in a court room in order to get people’s attention or to emphasize on something that he has said. It is not only judges that use the gavel. Other presiding officers make use of the gavel too. For instance a…