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Evaluation of the use of computers in magistrates" courts

A. D. Maclean

Evaluation of the use of computers in magistrates" courts

main phase report : computers in magistrates" courts : the way forward

by A. D. Maclean

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Published by Home Office Research and Planning Unit in [London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Court administration -- Great Britain -- Data processing.,
    • Justices of the peace -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 83-84.

      StatementDoug Maclean.
      ContributionsGreat Britain. Home Office. Research and Planning Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD394.5.C67 M33 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2110763M
      ISBN 100862522838
      LC Control Number88163937

      Summary Justice (Department for Constitutional Affairs, a), which set out plans to improve the speed and effectiveness of the Magistrates’ court system. Lord Falconer, then Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor, wrote in the foreword that the government’s vision was to deliver a criminal justice system that deals. The Role and Proceedings in a magistrate’s court The first visit by any one into a magistrate’s court will be characterized by so many questions. As Gibson and Watkins, , p. 10, note, a first visitor will want to know why things are done in the manner they are done. Many of the criminal proceedings begin in the magistrates courts.

        Apart from lay magistrates, there are about District Judges (Magistrates Courts) who are paid full-time professional judges earning c.£, p.a. They must have been a solicitor or barrister for at least 7 years so often hear the more complex cases District Judges have the same powers as a bench of magistrates i.e. he or she may sit. A party who wants to use a DVD or other media, etc. must check before the trial that it can be played in the courtroom. The court expects only the witnesses listed as attending in Part 4 to give evidence in person and the evidence of other witnesses to be read.

      Buy Video Links Between Magistrates' Courts and Prisons: An Evaluation (Research findings) by Joyce Plotnikoff, Richard Woolfson (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Joyce Plotnikoff, Richard Woolfson. Glossary & bibliography Glossary. Coroners Act s3 - Interpretation; Coroners Rules s 3 - Interpretation; See the Magistrates Court list of common legal words.; Bibliography Legislation. Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act (ACT); Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act (NSW); Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act (NT).


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Evaluation of the use of computers in magistrates" courts by A. D. Maclean Download PDF EPUB FB2

P eople who use the magistrates' courts, whether as professionals, staff or defendants, have long held fairly fixed ideas about the magistrates and district judges who hear cases. Many of the Author: Richard Bristow. give magistrates powers not provided for by the Magistrates Courts Act 44 of In the second draft this provision has been amended to bring it within the powers conferred upon a magistrate in terms of s 54 of the Magistrates Courts Act.

The object of the provision is to enable magistrates to be pro-active with regard to case flow Size: 38KB. magistrates. Factors to consider in making your choice include: Magistrates' Courts advantages: If you intend to plead guilty, you should keep your case in the Magistrates' Court, where you are likely to get a lower penalty.

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Investigation of Sentencing Data in Magistrates’ Courts A study to examine the sentencing data available in magistrates’ courts to support the future development, monitoring and evaluation of sentencing guidelines.

Step 2: Refer to the diagram, The ‘players’ in a Magistrates Court and allocate roles: (If possible, visit the courts prior to the activity to watch cases in the general Magistrates Courts (criminal jurisdiction).

Coordination of computerisation in the criminal justice system. Home Office. London: Home Office. 2 Hedderman, C Data interchange between magistrates' courts and other agencies.

Home Office Research and Planning Unit Paper. London: Home Office. 3 Maclean, A D Evaluation of the use of computers in magistrates' courts - the way : A.D. Maclean. The Magistrates' Courts Act (c. 43) is an Act of the Parliament of the United is a consolidation Act.

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did not consider the use of magistrates in this process, there is a growing sentiment that such tasks may be dele­ gated effectively to magistrates. This chapter also considers the delegation to magistrates of motions that may be dis­ positive of the case (other than Social Security and pris­ oner cases).

Students use computers in school. Perhaps most importantly, people see the use of computers in the courtroom on television. Thousands watched the O.J. Simpson trial and saw the computers on the desks of the lawyers and the judge.

Exhibits were presented on the computer monitors and evidence was displayed using projection units. Virginia's Judicial System Online Services. Electronic Voucher Payment System (EVPS) About The Electronic Voucher Payment System is for online submission of the DC (List of Allowances) by court-appointed counsel.

Resources and Reference Materials. To start with all magistrates sit in the adult court but after gaining experience they may choose to apply to sit in the youth court or family proceedings court, and if successful undertake specialised training.

Magistrates’ courts consist of a ‘bench’ of three magistrates. Crown Prosecution Service: Effective use of Magistrates’ Court Hearings “The Crown Prosecution Service is making efforts to improve its performance in magistrates’ courts but needs to do more to modernise the way in which it prepares and brings cases to court.

My recommendations will reduce the waste and delay caused by ineffective. The roles and powers Lay Magistrates have on the Criminal court while explaining the selection roles of Juries also giving evaluation of the use of Lay people within the Criminal justice system.

There are three different types of offences which are dealt with in the Criminal Courts, summary offences which are the least serious offences and are. These were aimed to make the appointed of magistrate open and clear, "thus as a job describtion".

In, "civil jurisdiction", magistrates courts are responsible for granting licences to pub betting shops, and have jurisdiction over domestic matters such as adoption, access rights core orders. In, "youth court", is where magistrates have a major role.

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Lay magistrates are unqualified, part-time and unpaid professionals who are chosen to serve in the magistrates court, yet they deal with the vast majority of cases in the legal system. They do not hear cases on their own but sit as a.

Order in the Court – Management of the Magistrate’s Court Report 8 – November Background The operations of the Court of Petty Sessions, which handles criminal matters, and the Local Court, which handles civil matters are presided over by Magistrates.

These Courts are situated in locations of which 88 are maintained by the Police. Magistrate Courts handle a variety of issues, including restraining orders, traffic violations and criminal cases with punishments of a fine not exceeding $ plus assessments or imprisonment not exceeding 30 days or both.

The Summary Courts Administration provides administrative support to the Centralized Preliminary and Bond Hearing Courts as well as 10 area Magistrate Courts and two Small. The magistrates' courts used to be run by the Home Office but this function was given to the Lord Chancellor's Department in The organisation of the magistrates' courts was reformed by the Police and Magistrates' Court Act which amended the Justice of the Peace Act commissioned to examine current sentencing practice in magistrates’ courts and the Crown Court in more detail than that routinely provided by Criminal Statistics.

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Magistrate Services About In many instances, a citizen's first contact with Virginia’s Judicial System is with a magistrate.

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This fully revised Fifth Edition* takes account of the wide scale changes which have affected the .PRACTICAL HINTS ON JUDGMENT WRITING IN THE MAGISTRATE COURTS. (Being paper delivered on the 24th of July at the Orientation Course for Newly Appointed Magistrates at the National Judicial Institute, Abuja.) By Her Honour Adejumoke Olagbegi-Adelabu ACIArb CHIEF MAGISTRATE / CORONER LAGOS STATE JUDICIARYFile Size: KB.