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How are Supreme Court Justices chosen? The powers of the

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How are Supreme Court Justices chosen?
The powers of the Supreme Court sound similar to the US Supreme Court. Is that correct?

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There are some similarities - it is the final Court of Appeal for Civil cases in the UK and for Criminal cases in England Wales and Northern Ireland (not Scotland)

However there is much less Political involvement (although it can pass Judgement on Constitutional issues) and there is no public examination of appointees as there are in the US.

There is a Selection Commission and the process is described here

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks clare, I intend to respond. I’ve just been to busy to go through the material yet.—Gary

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