Law Court Terms with "O"

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Office for Judicial Complaints (OJC): the Office for Judicial Complaints supports the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice in their joint responsibility for the system of judicial complaints and discipline. They seek to ensure that all judicial disciplinary issues are dealt with consistently, fairly and efficiently.

Old Bailey: the Old Bailey See: Central Criminal Court

Open Court: the vast majority of hearings in England and Wales are held in open court, with members of the public free to enter the courtroom and observe proceedings. Some sensitive cases, such as family matters, may be held "in camera", which means 'in the chamber' or in private.