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Decision‐making process

Gerard Brennan.

in The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

January 2001; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 1116 words.

The making of a judicial decision cannot be delegated or transferred. Each Justice must make a decision in his or

Decision‐making Dynamics

in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 583 words.

Within the Supreme Court, as within any other institution, individuals interact within a matrix of formal rules, informal customs, and

Prosecutions

Fiona Cownie, Anthony Bradney and Mandy Burton.

in English Legal System in Context

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 10441 words.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is the public body responsible for making many of the decisions about whether individuals should be prosecuted for most criminal offences. This chapter...

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Responding to a claim

Stuart Sime.

in A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

June 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 2820 words.

This chapter discusses the procedure for defendants responding to the claim. A defendant who intends to contest proceedings must respond to the claim by filing an acknowledgment of service...

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Responding to a claim

Stuart Sime.

in A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

June 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 2825 words.

This chapter discusses the procedure for defendants responding to the claim. A defendant who intends to contest proceedings must respond to the claim by filing an acknowledgment of service...

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Responding to a Claim

Stuart Sime.

in A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

June 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 2820 words.

This chapter discusses the procedure for defendants responding to the claim. A defendant who intends to contest proceedings must respond to the claim by filing an acknowledgment of service...

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Responding to a Claim

Stuart Sime.

in A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

June 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 2820 words.

This chapter discusses the procedure for defendants responding to the claim. A defendant who intends to contest proceedings must respond to the claim by filing an acknowledgment of service...

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Lay Justice

Alisdair A. Gillespie.

in The English Legal System

June 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 13665 words.

This chapter focuses on lay justice. The use of lay persons is widespread in criminal trials in England and Wales. Summary trials (i.e. those that take place in the magistrates’ court)...

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Lay Justice

Alisdair Gillespie and Siobhan Weare.

in The English Legal System

July 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 14254 words.

This chapter focuses on lay justice. The use of laypersons is widespread in criminal trials in England and Wales. Summary trials (i.e. those that take place in the magistrates’ court) often...

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Case law, precedent, and judicial law-making

Kate Malleson, Richard Moules and Nicola Padfield.

in The Legal System

April 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 4800 words.

Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. This chapter discusses the...

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U.S. Attorneys, Political Control, and Career Ambition

Banks Miller and Brett Curry.

December 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 224 pages.

United States Attorneys (USAs), the chief federal prosecutors in each judicial district, are key in determining how the federal government uses coercive force against its citizens. How much...

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Judicial Ethics*

Tom Bingham.

in The Business of Judging

August 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 8789 words.

This chapter addresses the subject of judicial ethics. The practice of appointing judges from a small pool of candidates, sharing a common ...

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The structure and functions of the judiciary

Kate Malleson, Richard Moules and Nicola Padfield.

in The Legal System

April 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 5078 words.

Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. This chapter describes the...

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Professional Legal Ethics

Donald Nicolson and Julian Webb.

February 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 342 pages.

Ethics and regulation have become catchwords of the late 1990s, yet relatively little has been written about the ethical discourse and regulation of the legal professions in England and...

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The Power of Judges

Carlo Guarnieri and Patrizia Pederzoli.

April 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 245 pages.

Judicial intervention in social, economic, and political issues (‘judicialization’) has increased substantially in democracies in recent years. The change has been more dramatic in Europe...

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Administrative law

John McMillan.

in The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

January 2001; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 3408 words.

is concerned with legal controls on government decision making. Those controls are mainly imposed by legislation, but the common law

Bush v. Gore

Howard Gillman.

in The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 793 words.

531 U.S. 98 (2000). The accusation of partisan decision making on the U.S. Supreme Court was never more

Law as an Autonomous Discipline

Brian H. Bix.

in The Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies

June 2005; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Legal System and Practice. 5954 words.

This article considers claims about the ‘autonomy of law’. These are that that legal reasoning is different from other forms of reasoning; that legal decision-making is different from other...

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Business ethics

Jonathan Herring.

in Legal Ethics

April 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 9995 words.

This chapter examines the issue of business ethics. It first explains why business ethics matters. It then considers the notion of notion of corporate responsibility, and sets out policies...

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Appellate Courts

David Robertson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Research

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Legal System and Practice. 11988 words.

This article discusses academic work in relation to appellate courts. It concentrates on characterizing and explaining judicial decision-making and winning on an appeal. Furthermore, it...

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