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Scottish courts and the law
Scottish courts and the law

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In this week you explored the structure of the court system in Scotland and learnt about the function and powers of each court. You considered the routes of appeal and the role of the UK Supreme Court.

You should now be able to:

  • describe the court structure in Scotland
  • explain the work of the courts in the civil justice system
  • explain the work of the courts in the criminal justice system.

In the next week you will explore some aspects of both civil and criminal court procedure.

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