Quiz 16: The Criminal Courts

Criminal Justice

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Responses should include: -Factual function (evaluate the evidence/finding of facts) -Legal function (application of the law to determine what is and isn't relevant and admissible) -Operative function (judicial activities that ensure that courts run in an effective and efficient manner)

Responses should include the following: -Politicisation of the court has become more common -Governments have traditionally taken steps to inoculate the judiciary from accusations that it has made errors -The political attacks on the court is said to be a 'worrying trend'