A Judgment is the decision or sentence issued by a court in legal proceedings.
Judgment Set Aside – A judgment or order can be set aside (made void) at the request of a party to the case in certain circumstances, for example if they were too ill to attend court on the day of the judgment
Judicial Discretion is the power judges have to decide how best to manage the case on the individual facts. They do not necessarily have to look at how similar cases are managed. The judge has very wide case management powers under Rule 3 of the civil procedure rules to decide on the evidence parties produce…
A judge will generally have immunity from being sued for any damages, while acting as a judge.
Judicial or judiciary can mean the administration of justice / the judgment of a Court OR a judge or other officer empowered to act as a judge.
A Judicial Review is a review, at the High Court, of decisions made by lower courts or public bodies to ensure that the decision making process has been lawful.
Junior Counsel is a member of the bar: the branch of the legal profession which has rights of audience before all Courts.
A Jurat is a statement contained at the conclusion of an affidavit which states the name of the person giving the evidence, the name of the person before whom and the place where the oath or affirmation was taken.
The official power to make legal decisions. This can refer to a system of individuals with legal authority or the territory it extends over.
A Juror is a person who has been summoned by a Court to be a member of a jury.