Joint Enterprise - When an offence is committed by one of several people but it is not possible to prove which one of them actually carried out the actus reus.
Joint Principals - In criminal law there is a possibility that more than one person is directly responsible for the actus reus.
Joint Select Committee On Statutory Instruments - The joint select committee on statutory instruments has particular responsibilities for scrutinising s.i.s.
Judicial Appointments Commission - The new judicial appointments commission has a wider membership consisting of 15 members with powers to select applicants.
Judicial Precedent - Judicial precedent is the process whereby the past decisions of judges create law for future judges to follow.
Judicial Review - A means whereby a judge reviews the lawfulness of a decision or action made by a public body.
Judiciary - All judges, when they are sworn in, must take two oaths/affirmations.
Jury Or Juries - Juries are seen as playing an important role in our legal system.
Jury Qualifications - To be eligible for jury service there are certain criteria that need to be fulfilled.
Jury Selection - A jury consists of 12 people chosen at random from a group of more than 12 people brought into court to form the ‘jury in waiting’.
Justices Of The Peace - Alternatively known as magistrates.
Justices Of The Supreme Court - These are the judges for the highest court in the united kingdom.