Justice system

Courts and Tribunals Judiciary explains the work of judges to members of the public. There is lots of information on the roles, responsibilities and powers of the different members of the judiciary; information on the history of the judiciary; the importance of judicial independence; and key concepts like judgments, sentencing powers, practice directions, and tribunal decisions. You can even find out about judicial dress.

Some key sections:

The Magistrates Association, is designed to help the public understand the history and the work of magistrates and includes information on how to become one.