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The judge is always right. What court system is better: adversarial or inquisitorial? It is, indeed, a very good question. Most of the countries in the world use inquisitorial court system; Others, USA for example, use adversarial system. Both are great but personally I think that inquisitorial court system is better. It over goes the adversarial court system because it actually relies on true facts and witnesses rather than victims words and lawyers. As stated above the court system in the...

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This was followed in Knuller v DPP [1973] AC 435 (Case summary). In order for the doctrine of judicial precedent to work, it is necessary to be able to determine what a point of law is. In the course of delivering a judgment, the judge will set out their reasons for reaching a decision. The reasons which are necessary for them to reach their decision amount to the ratio decidendi of the case. The ratio decidendi forms the legal principle which is a binding precedent meaning it must...

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The Dismissal of Judges

Explain how judges can be dismissed from the office Judges represent an important central role in adjudicating disputes in a fair, unbiased manner by applying legal rules and play a vital role in controlling the exercise of power by the state. Judges may leave their position by the termination of an appointment: Dismissal due to breaching judicial disciplines, resignation of their own choice or suggestion by the Lord Chancellor for misbehaviour, removal due to disability by permanent infirmity...

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You Are the Judge

You Are the Judge Paper 1 The case being analyzed is Case Example A. Legal Issues: the legal issues presented in Case A basically involve two topics: the difference between law and ethics and the application of the employment laws. Even though an at-will employee can be discharged by an employer for any reason and the termination could be legitimate, it may be unethical to discharge Elaine because ethics inspire individuals to do more than what law requires. Consequently, such legal questions...

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Who Judges

Who Judges? Do you ever find yourself out to judge others? Or do you find yourself people watching on a busy afternoon at the mall, passing judgment over someone’s looks, style you name it? We all may try to deny it, but we all know that at some point or another we’ve judged someone without even knowing an ounce about them. Why do we judge? What does it do for us? Why don’t we take time to get to know someone before outright judging them assuming we wouldn’t want a thing to do with them? In Sarah...

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A research about the role of a judge

The Role of the Judge Judges play many roles. They interpret the law, assess the evidence presented, and control how hearings and trials unfold in their courtrooms. Most important of all, judges are impartial decision-makers in the pursuit of justice. We have what is known as an adversarial system of justice - legal cases are contests between opposing sides, which ensures that evidence and legal arguments will be fully and forcefully presented. The judge, however, remains above the fray, providing...

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How Should Judges Be Appointed?

How should judges be appointed? Judges in the UK are often upper class, white men who have become judges through a good higher education and then a further training in judiciary. Currently, there are no black high court judges however the black population in prison is for ever growing. For the purpose of this essay, I shall be arguing that judges should be appointed based mostly on life experience and relativity. Of course a standard law degree and a solid understanding of the law is necessary but...

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Do Judges Make Law?

DO JUDGES MAKE LAW? There are two main sources of English Law- legislation and cases. When interpreting legislation judges must ascertain the intention of Parliament and, except insofar as they apply the mischief rule of interpretation, they do not make law. Traditionally and due to the doctrine of the separation of powers judicial role is really not properly legislative at all, but consist merely in stating what the existing law actually is, and interpreting authoritatively doubtful points as...

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Judges and judiciary UK

 Judges and the Judiciary Identify and explain the 5 key roles of Judges Explain the Rule of Law Assess the extent to which judges are independent and neutral. The role of Judges: They do not just interpret and apply the law. They do wider activities that branch into other parts of government. Preside over court proceedings: ensure a fair trial act like a referee/umpire makes sure the rules of the court are followed by both sides act as a source of knowledge - giving advice to juries...

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Do Judges Make Law

A judge-made law is a law rooted in a judiciary decision, not an act of legislation made by lawmakers or a regulation created by a government agency with the legal authority to do so. The collective body of judge-made laws in a nation is also known as case law. Many nations allow judges to set legal precedents when making high court decisions, adding to the body of law in a nation and providing new interpretation of existing laws. Lower courts do not have the authority to make judge-made law....

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