Find out how the justice system is structured and organised today.
Find out about the three key values which are central to the role of judicial office holders in England and Wales.
Find information on the rule of law, how sentences are decided, Judicial Review, and the appeals process.
Get an overview of how different types of cases are dealt with.
Find out how the different types of cases are dealt with, and which judges deal with them.
Find out more about the structure of the legal year.
The importance of judicial independence and the impact on accountability.
Find out how the judiciary of England and Wales is managed.
Find out how judicial independence is enshrined in law.
Find out why judges make oaths/affirmations when they are sworn in.
The creation of a new Supreme Court means that the most senior judges are now entirely separate from the Parliamentary process.