5.6 Enhanced freedom/
security/ justice/ rights
5.7 Trade/ business benefits
jobs/ growth/ economic boost
5.8 Support in case of crisis/
stability. Help out if in
5.9 Acting together for peace/
6 IMPORTANCE OF JUSTICE
6.1 The judiciary is a section of the state that is
responsible for the settlement of legal issues. The
judiciary examines issues and cases where the citizen
is accused of breaking the law and has to make a
judgement as to whether or not they have.
6.1.1 THE WORK OF
188.8.131.52 Ensures the court operates impartially/ keep order
184.108.40.206 Make sure everyone has their say
220.127.116.11 Apply the law to protect the public
18.104.22.168 Decide the sentence
22.214.171.124 Consider the guilty person's previous record/
126.96.36.199 The judge's experience/knowledge/authority is important in ensuring
impartiality and that the law is followed. The judge's
experience/knowledge is important in ensuring consistency/proper
application of precedent.
6.1.2 THE WORK OF
188.8.131.52 Represent the wider community/ act as the accused
184.108.40.206 Decide guilt or innocence
220.127.116.11 Listen to evidence
18.104.22.168 Remain impartial
22.214.171.124 Apply common sense
126.96.36.199 Accept advice/ direction from the judge
188.8.131.52 The jury's experience and common sense is important in making sure a
reliable and impartial decision is made about guilt or innocence. The jury
represents all citizens and is selected impartially. This enables people to
have faith in a system that represents all people.
6.1.3 The combination of judge and jury means
that common sense decisions are made
within the law and according to evidence.
The work of judges and juries should serve
to protect the public.