What does the supreme court do?

In this lesson, we will look at the role of the UK Supreme Court, consider the types of cases it hears and compare it to the US Supreme Court.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.True or false, there are at least 6 separate elements of UK state that hold power?

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Q2.True or false, the PM can appoint their own choice of government ministers?

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Q3.True or false, the House of Lords can veto a bill?

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Q4.True or false, the separation of powers is a way of preventing dictatorship?

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Q5.True or false, disagreements sometimes occur between the different elements that hold power?

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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.True or false, there are at least 6 separate elements of UK state that hold power?

1/5

Q2.True or false, the PM can appoint their own choice of government ministers?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the House of Lords can veto a bill?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the separation of powers is a way of preventing dictatorship?

4/5

Q5.True or false, disagreements sometimes occur between the different elements that hold power?

5/5

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What does the supreme court do?

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Q1.True or false, the UK Supreme Court is opposite the Houses of Parliament?

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Q2.True or false, the UK Supreme Court has 13 Justices?

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Q3.True or false, the UK Supreme Court has 4 courtrooms?

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Q4.True or false, the UK Supreme Court is the highest court for civil law?

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Q5.True or false, the US Supreme Court has more Justices than the UK Supreme Court?

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What does the supreme court do?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, the UK Supreme Court is opposite the Houses of Parliament?

1/5

Q2.True or false, the UK Supreme Court has 13 Justices?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the UK Supreme Court has 4 courtrooms?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the UK Supreme Court is the highest court for civil law?

4/5

Q5.True or false, the US Supreme Court has more Justices than the UK Supreme Court?

5/5

Lesson summary: What does the supreme court do?

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