Royal Holloway, University of London
Royal Holloway, University of London
Free Online Course developed by Royal Holloway, University of London and the Supreme Court, whether you want to practice law or just understand it as a citizen, you’ll gain a fascinating insight into this key institution’s legal role. at Royal Holloway, University of London

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Inside the UK Supreme Court: Its Role, Its Work, and Cases that Affect Us All

University event offered by Royal Holloway, University of London

Event Summary:

Free Online Course developed by Royal Holloway, University of London and the Supreme Court, whether you want to practice law or just understand it as a citizen, you’ll gain a fascinating insight into this key institution’s legal role.

Full Event Details:

Inside the UK Supreme Court: Its role, its work and cases that affect us all, has been designed to increase knowledge and understanding of the Supreme Court and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) and their role within society.

The FutureLearn course will be taught by academics from Royal Holloway’s department of Law and Criminology, as well as featuring a wide range of people who work at the Supreme Court, from Justices to Judicial Assistants, to members of the Executive team.

The course will be accessible to all learners of any age, free of charge, lasting two weeks, with a commitment of four hours per week to complete it.

During the course, learners will have the opportunity to:
* Explore the role, inner workings, and history of the Supreme Court
* Compare the UK Supreme Court with the United States Supreme Court
* Debate and evaluate recent cases heard by the Supreme Court
* Identify the Court role in relation to the Commonwealth and Europe
* Investigate the various roles that make up the Supreme Court

The course is interactive, including articles, case studies, video interviews, quizzes and mini lectures. It includes interviews from former Supreme Court Justices’ including Lady Hale and former President Lord Phillips, as well as current Justices including Lady Arden and Lord Sales.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Booking Deadline:

21 February 2022



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