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You Decide: Is it a crime?

Updated Wednesday, 13th September 2017

What do you know about England and Wales' criminal justice system? Take a look at these four cases then make your decision based on what you think is legal in our interactive.

Delve into four different cases to decide whether an offence has occurred and what the course of action should be. Select the image below to begin the interactive. 

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Please note that these case studies and legal responses England and Wales. You can find out more about the criminal justice system in Scotland with our FREE course Scottish courts and the law.

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