The justice system
Find out how the justice system is structured and organised today.
The Three Is: Independence, Impartiality and Integrity
Find out about the three key values which are central to the role of judicial office holders in England and Wales.
How the law works
Find information on the rule of law, how sentences are decided, Judicial Review, and the appeals process.
Find out how the different types of cases are dealt with, and which judges deal with them.
Judicial accountability and independence
The importance of judicial independence and the impact on accountability.
UK Supreme Court
The creation of a new Supreme Court means that the most senior judges are now entirely separate from the Parliamentary process.