Does law in the UK need updating?

In this lesson, we are examining the Youth Court system, looking at whether or not youths should attend court. We will then go on to look at previous learning, looking at key questions. This will allow you to contact your MP and become an active citizen campaigning for change.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What do magistrates and judges use to help guide them in determining punishment?

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Q2.Which is the type of sentence that can be given?

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Q3.Which of these could make the sentence more harsh?

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Q4.Which one of these offences would carry the harshest sentence?

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Q5.Every offender who commits the same offence will get the exact same punishment.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What do magistrates and judges use to help guide them in determining punishment?

1/5

Q2.Which is the type of sentence that can be given?

2/5

Q3.Which of these could make the sentence more harsh?

3/5

Q4.Which one of these offences would carry the harshest sentence?

4/5

Q5.Every offender who commits the same offence will get the exact same punishment.

5/5

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Does law in the UK need updating?

Citizenship

Q1.What age is a child criminally responsible?

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Q2.How is a youth court different to a crown court?

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Q3.What is the YOT

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Q4.The CPS decide if a case goes to trial using...

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Q5.Who can a child have present during their trial in the youth court?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Does law in the UK need updating?

Citizenship

Q1.What age is a child criminally responsible?

1/5

Q2.How is a youth court different to a crown court?

2/5

Q3.What is the YOT

3/5

Q4.The CPS decide if a case goes to trial using...

4/5

Q5.Who can a child have present during their trial in the youth court?

5/5

Lesson summary: Does law in the UK need updating?

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