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Judicial Independence

Thanks for your contributions to the previous discussion - this article introduces how judges work independently from the other branches of state.
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Thank you for your contribution to the previous discussion – as mentioned earlier in this Week, the judiciary in the UK exercise a power called Judicial Review, to ensure that the UK government and connected agencies (such as the civil service, armed forces, police etc, together “the Executive”) take actions in line with the laws of the UK. It is therefore vital that there is limited overlap between the Executive and the Judiciary, and judicial independence is maintained as far as possible. You will learn more about judicial independence in the next step of the course.

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