In Queensland , there is a process in action that places offending prisons in a Magistrate Court to preside whether or not they shall be put into imprisonments or not. The Australian courts follow a system of diplomatic hierarchy. The Supreme court followed by the District court and then Magistrates court. But before the process of the court a police arrest may occur, this report provided by the police is used as evidence in the process of the hearing.
for the use of lay magistrates is that there
are few successful appeals in a magistrate’s court, which suggests
that the system is working.
This in turn will boost public confidence in the law enforcement
system, as they will begin to believe that cases can be dealt with
quickly and efficiently.
However, as well as having advantages for the use of lay magistrates,
there are also disadvantages to this.
A disadvantage for the use of lay magistrates is they are…
by the wonder council
for the balcony on the first floor of the wonder wood town hall
trivia night was held on the first floor
magistrate snape heavily intoxicate was leaning against the balcony
balcony began to give way
magistrate snape fekk to the ground
were broken his legs, suffered injuries to his spine
Issue : Did Lim breach the duty of care he owed to magistrate snape ?
that the plaintiff had a reasonable foreseeability to owe for the defendant ; Chapman v Hearse
Magistrate courts are lower courts in the hierarchy of courts in England and Wales where all criminal proceedings starts. Some civil matters such as family proceedings are also dealt with by the Magistrates court. While the Magistrate court has limited sentencing powers, more serious crimes such as rape and murder cases are passed on to the Crown court which has more sentencing powers and wide range of punishments. Appeals on cases decided by the crown courts usually go to a high court, court of…
criminal justice court system. However, Magistrates are the ones with the most power within said system. They have the most discretion when it comes to deciding the faith of an individual. It has always been considered as a prestigious achievement inside any community. During one work day a magistrate can review over 50 cases, each with a unique verdict.
In the 1905 article, The Prisoner at the Bar, Arthur Train includes many different examples of different magistrates and their interpretation…
court visited was ‘Uxbridge Magistrates Court’. Magistrates (also known as justices of the peace) are 21,500 volunteer judicial office holders who serve in magistrates’ courts throughout England and Wales. Most of the criminal court cases that are heard in England and Wales take place in a Magistrates Court. A Magistrates' Court is usually presided over by three magistrates. They are called Justices of the Peace. The panel of judges is often called the Bench. Magistrates are not paid, but they…
expected to draw on your own practical experience in the Courts to illustrate your essays.
Lay people (people who are not legally qualified) are used to make decisions in Magistrates’ Court and the Crown Court. There are around 25,000 lay Magistrates sitting as part time judges in the magistrates’ Courts. They sit to hear cases as a bench of two or three magistrates. A single lay Magistrates sitting on his or own has very limited power.
There are also District Judges…
are required to go to the court house to see the Magistrate.
In Queensland there three levels of court, the first court level is the magistrates court. The next level of court is district it is then followed by the supreme and then the court of appeal and the high court. Most civil cases are first heard in the magistrates court and the less serious cases are heard in this court. There are also a children’s court in the magistrates court it is like another branch to the court.…
Barbarians, J.M.Coetzee uses the relationship between the Magistrate and the barbarian girl as a major theme. Throughout the novel we found that both of them are damaged, the magistrate is mentally damaged and the girl is physically. The destructive relationship between them is mostly based on torture, guilt, atonement, and power. The magistrate sees the blind girl as a way of trying to get forgiveness for the acts he did and he witnessed as a magistrate. At the beginning he just wants to help…