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    In view of the report in 2009; it has been laid down that judges should be diverse, from various backgrounds and life experiences to have different point of views on various legal issues. UK’s current system is the evolution product of 1,000 years and is still changing to meet the needs of the society. Although UK”s current judicial appointment is supported, several people believe that that change should be brought, current judges are selected solely on the basis of “merit”. Some argues that the

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    to my argument The question at hand is whether judges can exercise discretion when deciding cases. Different theories arrive at different conclusions. Legal positivists, such as H. L. A. Hart, claim that in difficult cases judges do exercise discretion. An alternative theory of law offered by Ronald Dworkin contains some aspects of positivism. Dworkin believes that judges do not have discretion. This is a counter position to my argument that judges do have judicial discretion. Firstly, we need to

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    Part one: I strongly believe that judge Foster’s view is more persuasive. The judges should take into consideration the legislative intent when judges interpret and apply statutes due to the fact that words do not always show the intent that the legislative branch had when it created a statute. As a result, the goal of the statute will not be reached. The fact that words sometimes do not convey the real message of it is really important when it comes to criminal system. It will never be fair to

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    also has people who perform the role of a judge. They are officials who settle disputes by applying pre-existing standards and exercising judicial discretion when needed. Judges should protect rights, uphold justice and promote the common good among other things. Judges ought to conform to all of these standards when they apply the law. Judges have a moral as well as a legal obligation to apply the law. Do judges have an obligation to apply the law? Judges do have an obligation to apply the law

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    Texas Judges

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    Judges of Texas are elected, all the way to the Supreme Courts. Starting with the lowest court the justice of the peace, the qualifications to become a judge a very simple. First officials must be a United States citizen, a resident of the state of Texas, and a resident of their district for at least one year and only 18 years of age. This may seem to be young but I met some 18-year-olds who are more mature than some 30-year-olds I have met. And as far as education goes they only have to go to

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    Judge In The Crucible

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    placed on trial with a judge and they would either plead guilty or face a series of tests to prove they weren’t witches. In the novel, The Crucible, by Arthur Miller a group of young teenage girls are caught in the act of witchcraft and are used to help seek out the following witches in the village. They become the jury of the court and their judge who is brought in to accuse and place the victims on trial is Judge Thomas Danforth. Danforth, however, is not an effective judge for the fact that he was

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    Federal Judges and Supreme Court Justices The process for electing a federal judge is both a simple, yet complicated one. A number of things take place between the need for a nominee and the appointment to a position. The basis for the nomination and appointment of federal judges and Supreme Court Justices is the Appointments Clause (Article II, Section 2, Clause 2) of the United States Constitution: “The President...shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint

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    Administrative Law Judge Brian Porter. Judge Porter began explaining to the

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    Juries In Uk

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    not needed. In such a scenario, the judge has an easy time of giving a sentence as stipulated in the law. However, if the defendant pleads innocent, the jury service is required. The jury listens to the evidence and facts presented and makes decisions based on those facts while the judge makes decisions from the legal a perspective. Over the past years, there has been a heated debate on the significance of juries in petty cases. A senior court of appeal judge argued that juries should be abolished

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    municipal courts staffed by 240 municipal judges. The largest municipal court is in Milwaukee and is staffed by three full time judges and hears more than 110,000 cases yearly. Municipal courts hear cases from a wide variety of cases, including traffic, parking, building code violations, trespassing, health code violations, animal control violation, truancy, and first time drunk driving offences. Wisconsin allows municipalities to combine their courts as well. Judges are elected by the municipality they

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    Building, which is a family court. The judge that was in the room is Paul J McMurdie. He begin hearing at 1:30 P.M. and there are a 5 hearing during the day that I visited. One of the case that he hearing is FC2010-006759, Hall vs. Gollins. It is a case about child support, which one side of the parent owe the money and did not pay for the child support. But, by the time that he call out for hearing, Sandra Alicia Michelle Gollins did not present. So the judge issue an child support arrest warrant

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    Justice System Inequality

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    Around the nation, every state justice system encounters dissatisfaction due to the local judge in which they are presumably entitled to be unbiased toward any case. Furthermore, the justice system of the state is required to be unbiased in every aspect, however, there should be an easier process for the public to unseat a justice who has failed to remain unbiased in the court. The justice system, encounters plenty of controversy after a series of unequal treatment in cases, changes made to the justice

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    Elaine Harmon Case

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    Her attorney, a white man with dark brown hair, quickly describes to the judge her charges. She didn’t plead guilty so her the next hearing will be scheduled according to the court. Interesting, that in 2015 Harmon was already charged with felony breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of

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    language "should" arguably allows juries to consider nullification arguments. It is also possible to receive a specific jury instruction on nullification, though most judges simply avoid the topic and do not tell jurors of their power to judge the fairness of the law and how it is applied as well as to judge the facts of a case. Judges do not like to inform jurors of their power to nullify (Linder, 2015), because they believe that the number of hung juries will increase. Jurors are, only, told what

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    Meanwhile, the judge noticed the amount of students in the room and asked him to give some background information to the case. I was extremely thankful for this and opened a new page in my notebook to concentrate from the start. I couldn’t keep up with the proceedings

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    Federal Court Process

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    federal rules, some procedures are addressed by a residential basis. Rule 57 of Criminal Procedures states individual court districts are allowed to follow their local rules and procedures regulating a trail. These rules concist of how the lawyer and judge govern the trial such as deciding on a jury or which lawyer can open first for their client. Rule 57 covers local proceedings rather than the federal rules, but no local rules cannot intervene with the federal rules. Federal rules are based on national

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    reason of doubt. Most prosecutors believe that the increased amount of arrest that the officers make will increase their workload making easy for the prosecutors to dismiss the cases. Judges are the overseers of the court. The judge is there to make sure that the laws are followed by the prosecutors. The judge is the one decide if a plea bargain is accepted or denied the also decides if an offender can be released from jail before their

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    District court judges serve for terms of four years while superior court judges serve eight year terms, and must live in the same district he or she serves. “Administrative superior court district has a senior resident superior court judge who manages the administrative duties of the court. There also are “special” superior court judges appointed by the governor for five-year terms, who are not required to live in a particular

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    interpretation Statutory interpretation is when the bill or the law of parliament is tested upon a case. The law should be clear and concise so that everyone understands its purpose. It may have been clear when it was checked by the parliament but judges applying it to an actual case uncovers its flaws, making it troublesome in future cases and conveys what needs to be amended. Over the course of many years, the English law gradually started to develop, and implemented three different rules of interpretation

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    criticized. In other countries they do criticized the judiciary, even the judgment made by the court. In fact, they write books against certain judgments and this is not considered as disrespecting the judiciary. But in Malaysia we find that if a judge says something, you are not supposed to criticize what he says. He’s sort of superior being whose pronouncement must be accepted without question. In a way this is good because at some stage somebody

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