E44 – The History of the Judiciary (Part 1) (Article)

Today’s episode features the first part of an article published here about the history of the judiciary in England and Wales. Today we’ll be covering the first 500 years of evolution and in the next episode we’ll deal with the next 500 years. You’ll learn about the slow evolution of the judiciary including the first judges, judicial corruption, trial by ordeal and trial by combat.  This episode features two announcements: 

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44. History of the Judiciary of England and Wales

44. History of the Judiciary of England and Wales

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