Why are Independent Judges Important for the Rule of Law?

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Skills You'll Learn

Legal Terminology, Participatory Politics, Legal Analysis, Common Law, Civic Engagement


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This course was very interesting. It made me have a higher awareness of the value of human rights and the importance of the rule of law.


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Nice course. However, the quiz in week six had too many questions all at once. you could have broken them down into 3 sets of ten each.

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Judges: Independence, Tenure and Appointment

Welcome to the second week of the course. Week 2 will focus on processes for the selection and appointment of judges, the importance of public confidence in the judiciary and the role that judges play in securing the Rule of Law.

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    Michael Abiodun Olatokun

    Research Fellow in Citizenship and The Rule of Law; Head of Public and Youth Engagement

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