Judiciary

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  • Created on: 14-12-17 14:44
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  • JUDICIARY
    • TYPES
      • SUPERIOR JUDGES
        • Justices - Supreme Court
        • Lord Justices of Appeal - Court of Appeal
        • High Court (puisne) Judges - High Court
      • INFERIOR JUDGES
        • Circuit Judges - Crown & County Court
        • Recorders (pt) - Crown Court
        • District Judges - County Court (small claims)
          • District Judges - Magistrates' court
            • INFERIOR JUDGES
              • Circuit Judges - Crown & County Court
              • Recorders (pt) - Crown Court
              • District Judges - County Court (small claims)
                • District Judges - Magistrates' court
                • Tribunal Judges
          • Tribunal Judges
      • ROLES
    • SUPREME COURT/ COURT OF APPEAL/ HIGH COURT/ COUNTY COURT
      • Hear appeals from court below
      • Reasons for decision = precedent
    • Appellate courts
    • Civil Court
    • COUNTY COURT/ HIGH COURT
      • Judge sits alone
      • decide facts & law
      • decide who wins case
      • award damages
    • Criminal Courts
    • CROWN
      • Sit with jury (who decide facts & verdict)
      • Judge decides law

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