Essay on Judiciary

Evaluate the extent to which judges are representative of society

Judges are representative of society, but only to a small extent. There have been many criticisms related to the common race, gender, class background and political bias amongst the judiciary. Judges are generally old, white, rich, middle-upper class men with a public school education, which only really represents a very small part of society.Political bias […]

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Public Interest Litigation

Public Interest Litigation is a good thing when it is used to enforce the rights of the disadvantaged. But it has now been diluted to interfere with the power of the government to take decisions on a range of policy mattersJudicial activism is not an easy concept to define. It means different things to different […]

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Is the Judiciary Really the Weakest Branch of Government

Judicial Branch is established under Article III of the Constitution. It was created to be the weakest of all three branches of government. Each branch has its own characteristics, but what distinguishes this branch from other two is that Judiciary is passive. It cannot act until someone brings case in front of them. Even if […]

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Independence of Judiciary in UK

In the United Kingdom and its predecessor states, judicial independence emerged slowly in the United Kingdom. Under the Norman monarchy of the Kingdom of England, the king and his Curia Regis held judicial power. Later, however, more courts were created and a judicial profession grew. In the fifteenth century, the king’s role in this feature […]

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Judicial Precendent

The system of law used in England is common law in which decisions are arrived at by a judge, this is also referred to as judicial precedent, or case law. It is where the past decision made by a judge is used for future cases. This is a critical analysis of the effectiveness of precedent […]

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Judiciary of Pakistan

Justice n. Fairness, moral rightness, and a scheme or system of law in which every person receives his/her/its due from the system, including all rights, both natural and legal. One problem is that attorneys, judges, and legislatures often get caught up more in procedure than in achieving justice for all Judiciary: The branch of government […]

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