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Sitting in judgment : the working lives of judges

Darbyshire, Penny, 1952-

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  • Creator by Penny Darbyshire
  • Format Books
  • Publication Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2011.
  • Physical Details
    • 466 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 1849462399, 9781849462396
  • OCLC ocn727704237

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- Images of judges -- Where do English and Welsh judges come from? -- The first step on the ladder : becoming a part-time judge -- Becoming Her Majesty's judge -- Training -- Judges' working responsibility -- Criminal business : district judges in the magistrates' court -- Criminal business : circuit judges in the crown court -- Judges and juries -- Civil business in the county court -- Family judges : the patience of Job and the judgment of Solomon -- High court business -- The Court of Appeal -- Brenda and the law lords transform into the Supremes -- Judges on judges -- Tools of the trade -- The world of judges from 2011