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LAW01 The Criminal Courts and lay people

The Criminal Court structure




Appeals from the Crown Court

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° Crown Court to Court of Appeal: defendant can appeal against conviction if there's evidence to suggest that the original
conviction is unsafe. CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 2003 ~ can be brought to court again for indictable offences (Stephen
Lawrence case).
° Crown Court…

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SELECTION & APPOINTMENT
Appointed by Lord Chancellor in the name of the Crown, on the advice of the Local Advisory Committee
Candidates for the position are usually put forward by local political parties etc. or may apply individually
Candidates complete an application form…

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