UNIVERSITY AND THE LAW AND FUTURES IN LAW
LOCATION: NORTH WEST
Motion to Appeal is suitable for students who have a good basic understanding of the procedures in law.
- Explore a contemporary appeal case and
- Learn about the law and justice system
- Be introduced to the process of appeal cases
- Explore the roles in a courtroom
- Prepare, discuss and debate decisions reached in appeal cases
Choose from Appeal Themes:
Gang Violence – The appellant is appealing the length of his sentence for his part in a robbery. The defendant admitted during his trial that he knew of the plan to rob the taxi driver, but denied any further involvement. The Court of Appeal Judges will hear the submissions from both the Appellants and Respondents before reaching their decision.
Freedom of Religion – The appellant has brought this case which was originally heard in an employment tribunal. She claims unfair dismissal due to her employers refusal to allow her to wear a Christian cross stating that it breached their uniform policy.
Diminished Responsibility – The appellant was found guilty for murder and attempted murder. She is appealing on the grounds of diminished responsibility, but the jury found her guilty of murder. The Court of Appeal Judges will hear the submissions from both the Appellants and Respondents before reaching their decision.
Curriculum links: Law, Citizenship, PSHE, Psychology, Sociology
|Suitable for||Key Stage 5|
|Location||Minshull Street, Crown Court|
|Key skills enhanced include||Problem-solving, critical thinking and analysis, public speaking and debating.|
|Days/Times||Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays – Morning 10am to 12noon or Afternoon 1pm to 3pm|
|Number of students||Maximum of 25 students per visit|
|Cost||£7.50 per student|
|Booking||Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0115 993 9811|
Thank you so much for a fantastic day at the courts. It was an extremely informative, interactive and enjoyable morning.
Manchester Muslim Prep School
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