Judicial Precedent

HideShow resource information

1. What is the correct hierarchy for the Criminal Court?

  • Magistrate > COA (Criminal) > Supreme > Crown > High (QBD)
  • Magistrates > Crown > High (QBD) > COA (Criminal) > Supreme
  • Magistrates > High (QBD) > COA (Criminal) > Crown > Supreme
  • High (QBD) > Magistrates > Crown > COA (Criminal) > Supreme
1 of 4

Other questions in this quiz

2. Name the cases used to exemplify The Practice Statement 1966

  • R v Brown & R v Wilson
  • R v Savage & R v Spratt
  • Addie v Dumbreck & BRB v Herrington
  • Donoghue v Stevenson & Caparo

3. What is a Binding precedent?

  • A higher court overruling a law made in a case of a lower court
  • A precedent that Judges use for advice but do not have to follow, can be used as an obiter dicta
  • A precedent that must be followed by all lower courts that are under common legal systems
  • Finding different facts about two cases

4. What is the definintion of Ratio Decidendi?

  • A case cannot be re-opened once the final decision has been made
  • Res Judicata
  • The meaning behind a decision
  • To stand by what has been decided

Comments

HarryJRMatthews

Report

good but could be a little bit longer with more questions, but I do know how long these take to make.

Similar Law resources:

See all Law resources »See all Judicial precedent resources »