About the judiciary

An ancient system When you see a judge or magistrate sitting in court, you are actually looking at the result of 1,000 ...

Although the post they hold is judicial, and legal qualifications and experience are often required, coroners are not considered to be members ...

Find out about 900 years of legal evolution - and how it works today.

This isn't surprising, not many uniforms have evolved through seven centuries. Read more about changes to court dress, the history and see ...

Judges appointed to sit in the House of Lords were life peers, entitled to take part in the debate and enactment of ...

When judges are sworn in they take two oaths/affirmations. The first is the oath of allegiance and the second the judicial oath; ...

Lists, statistics, biographies and how to become a judge.

Find out who supports the judiciary in their vital role, and how they are trained.

The judiciary's links with other countries and organisations.