Judge Essay Topics

Judge and Jury

The book entitled “Judge and Jury American Tort Law on Trial”, which was written by Eric Helland and Alexander Tabarrok, was basically a scrutiny of the tort system across the United States. The study is focused on the major persons who play a vital role in the system, which are enumerated as the juries, judges… View Article

The Role of Judges in Israel

Introduction             Judges during the settlement period in Israel had the role of military leader and also the role of tribal champion. The term judge in Hebrew, shaphat, encompasses a wide range of meanings. It does not only involve arbitration as would be understood by the English meaning of the word. The judge in the… View Article

Judicial Affidavit Rule: Three Reforms to Speed Up Justice

To speed up the delivery of justice, three significant reforms were instituted recently: (1) the “Judicial Affidavit Rule,” (2) the filling up of all judicial vacancies, and (3) the stabilization of judicial compensation. Judicial affidavit. To ease case congestion and minimize delays in the trial courts, the Supreme Court promulgated on Sept. 4 (to take… View Article

Roles and functions of judges

Judges There are two types of judges, superior judges and inferior judges in the UK. The superior judges are entitled to work in the higher courts such as, the court of Appeal, and the House of Lords. Whereas, inferior judges work in the lower courts in the hierarchy such as crown courts and supreme courts…. View Article

Cruzan v. Missouri

Twenty-five years old, Nancy Cruzan, was in an automobile accident on January 11, 1983. She was driving an old car, which lacked seat belts. Massive injuries resulted in her falling into an unconscious state, unresponsive to outside stimulation. Doctors estimated that Nancy’s brain had been without oxygen for at least fourteen minutes before she was… View Article

How to Become a Lawyer

Career Description: * Criminal lawyers have the same basic duties as other lawyers. * First, they advise their clients of their legal rights and responsibilities, as well as any potential problems. * Second, they represent their clients before the courts. Third, they research rules, regulations, and previous cases. * Finally, they prepare legal documents. In… View Article

Judicial Activism

Judicial activism is gaining prominence in the present days. In the form of Public Interest Litigation (PIL), citizens are getting access to justice. Judiciary has become the centre of controversy, in the recent past, on account of the sudden (Me in the level of judicial intervention. The area of judicial intervention has been steadily expanding… View Article

Indonesian Civil Procedure

a.Executive Summary Indonesian is not the signatory of the Haque Convention. Indonesian Civil Procedure guidance is based on two regulations, which were adopted from the Dutch Colonial system, which are Herziene Inlandsch Reglement (HIR) and Rechtsreglement voor de Buitengewesten (RBg.). Furthermore, based on the Temporary Law to the Emergency Condition Law No. 1 of 1951… View Article

Criminal Investigations & Criminal Evidence

Why is non-verbal communication important when testifying before a jury, and what suggestions do you have for helping a testifying officer make a positive impression on a jury? Jurors are selected by the judge, prosecution and the defending attorney. The judge will provide the list of potential jurors to both the prosecution and the defending… View Article

Former Transmile directors sentenced to jail and fined

The Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court today found two former independent directors of Transmile Group Berhad guilty under section 122B(b)(bb) of the Securities Industry Act 1983, for having authorized the furnishing of a misleading statement to Bursa Malaysia in Transmile’s ‘Quarterly Report on Unaudited Consolidated Results for the Financial Year Ended 31 December 2006’. The misleading… View Article

Should the Juvenile Court Be Abolished

I. Introduction The purpose of this paper will be to examine the juvenile court system and whether or not abolishing it is the practical thing to do. To start off with, I will give a brief history of what the juvenile court system consist of and what it was designed to do. Next I will… View Article

Courtroom Workgroup

Prosecuting those who commit crimes is very important to the overall wellbeing of society and the citizens within society. Prosecuting and convicting criminals not only prevents them from committing another crime, it also serves as a deterrent to others that may be considering breaking the law. Many courts make up the judicial branch and these… View Article

Levels of Judiciary

The Judiciary body in India functions independently from the Executive and Legislative bodies in the country. The Judiciary plays a major role in the maintenance of law and order in India. There are various levels of Judiciary bodies that play a key role in ensuring smooth functioning of the judicial system in India. Levels of… View Article

Stare decisis

The doctrine of judicial precedent is based on stare decisis. That is the standing by of previous decisions. Once a point of law has been decided in a particular case, that law must be applied in all future cases containing the same material facts. For example in the case of Donoghue v Stevenson[1932] AC 562,… View Article

Judicial Department of the Philippines

The judicial power shall be vested in one Supreme Court and such in lower courts as may be established by law. Judicial power includes the duty of the courts of justice to settle actual controversies involving rights which are legally demandable and enforceable, and to determine whether or not there has been a grave abuse… View Article