Role of the Judiciary

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What is the role of the Justices of the Supreme Court?
Hears appeals on points of law, civil and criminal cases
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What is the role of the Lord Justices of Appeal?
Hears appeals, Criminal appeals against convictions and sentences and Civil cases
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What is the role of the High Court Judges?
Sits in one of the 3 divisions, hears first instance cases and decide liability and remedy
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What is the role of High Court Judges, Circuit Judges and recorders in the Crown Court?
Try cases with a jury and decide the point of law at hand. Also pass a sentence on guilty defendants.
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What is the role of Circuit and District judges in the County Courts?
Civil Cases, decide liability and remedy and district judges hear
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What is the role of District Judges in the Magistrates court?
Criminal cases, decide law and the verdict. Pass sentences on guilty defendants, sometime family work.
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