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Scottish courts and the law
Scottish courts and the law

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1.1 The civil court room

In Activity 1 you explore the layout of a traditional civil court room.

Activity 1 The civil court room roles and responsibilities

Timing: Allow about 20 minutes

This activity is in two parts.

  • a.Click on each number in the diagram to find out who sits where.
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  • b.

Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. 1

  2. 2

  3. 3

  4. 4

  5. 5

  6. 6

  7. 7

  8. 8

  9. 9

  • a.Defendant

  • b.Pursuer

  • c.General public

  • d.Pursuer's legal representative

  • e.Court clerk

  • f.Judge

  • g.Defendant's legal representative

  • h.Court usher

  • i.Witness

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = f
  • 2 = e
  • 3 = i
  • 4 = g
  • 5 = d
  • 6 = a
  • 7 = b
  • 8 = h
  • 9 = c

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