Who were the first judges? How did the notion of judicial independence develop? What is the relationship between the judiciary and the government?
A more in-depth look at the judiciary - its history, how it's structured and governed, and the roles of the various courts and judges who work within them.
Find out about the members of the judiciary, including biographies of senior judges, examples of court dress, how to address judges and magistrates, and how about judges' career paths.
Information on International Family Justice, International Judicial Relations and International Work of the Judicial College.
Learn more about the advisory bodies responsible for promoting better outcomes for the families and children using the family justice system and for co-ordinating the modernisation of the civil justice system.
An office created by the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, will be head of the coroner system, assuming overall responsibility and providing national leadership for coroners in England and Wales.
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