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Scottish courts and the law
Scottish courts and the law

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Week 4: Court proceedings in Scotland


In this week you explore court proceedings in Scotland. You consider both civil and criminal court proceedings, explore what court proceedings involve and you are introduced to some of the personnel of the court system.

By the end of this week you will be able to:

  • explain the role and function of the courts
  • describe aspects of both civil and criminal court procedures
  • explain some of the legal terminology associated with court proceedings.