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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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The Role Of Judge Danforth In The Crucible

of a life by trial in law; said person is the judge of the court system. A judge safeguards the law and holds the power of a god. Judges have left their mark throughout history by writing it themselves. The Salem Witch Trials are one of the nation's most notorious cases of mass hysteria. Upwards of 150 people were accused and sent to trial. A judge would hear these trials and then choose life or death for these men and women. Only an effective judge should be placed in such a position where one can...

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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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Hamilton County Judges

#3 Case Problem: Hamilton County Judges Three major court systems in Hamilton County were reviewed in depth, and case information from the Common Pleas, Domestic Relations, and Municipal Courts were reviewed. This study compiles information from 38 Judges who had a total of 182,908 cases presented to them over a three year period. This study shows the number of cases that were disposed, appealed, and reversed. This study is to aid in determining which judges have a greater proficiency trying cases...

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