Judges and Civil Liberties

Mind Map on key points on judges and civil liberties

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  • Created on: 15-01-13 11:58
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  • Judges and Civil Liberties
    • Judiciary
      • 1. SC
      • 2. Court of Appeal
      • 3. High Court
      • 4. Other e.g. Magistrates
    • Appointments to SC
      • 1. Selection Committee convene and make a choice
      • 2. Report submitted to Lord Chancellor
      • 3. PM must recommend candidate to monarch
      • 4. Monarch issues letters patent
    • Main Powers of Judiciary
      • Ultra Vires Cases
      • HRA
      • EU
    • Impact of SC
      • Appointments process more transparent and better compositions
      • Improved Judicial Independence
      • Allows greater public scrutiny
    • Civil Liberties
      • Fundamental freedoms enjoyed by citizens u style of limited got
      • HRA
      • FOI
      • Post 9/11
    • Bill of Rights?
      • Enhanced protection of rights
      • Limit powers of state
      • Reinforce rule of law
      • Raise public awareness of rights
      • Could link rights and responsibilities
      • Unnecessary
      • Undermine parl. sovereignty
      • Difficult to entrench
      • What to include?
      • may undermine other rights
      • Wrong motivations

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