UCL Judicial Institute The UCL Judicial Institute is the UK's first and only centre of excellence devoted to research, teaching and policy engagement about the judiciary Research Conducting cutting-edge and interdisciplinary research on the judiciary that has a high policy impact. Teaching Pioneering teaching in judicial studies that brings students in direct contact with judges and policy-makers. Public Engagement Serving as a public forum to address key issues facing judges and courts worldwide. International Conducting comparative judicial research and serving on international organisations devoted to understanding and improving the judicial process. Judges Groundbreaking reseach about and with judges exploring judicial decision making, appointments, education and the judicial process. Juries Landmark research on the jury system by the UCL Jury Project, examining the fairness of the jury system and working exclusively with real jurors at court. Judicial Diversity Leading on reasearch and policy development on how to achieve a more representative judiciary. Future Justice Addressing the legal, social & technological challenges facing judges and courts in the 21st century. Sentencing Conducting sentencing exercises, deseminating more information about the workings of the sentencing code.