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Scottish courts and the law
Scottish courts and the law

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Summary

During this week you considered the layout of a typical courtroom and explored the roles and responsibilities of those working within the court room. You learnt about the department administering the courts and considered some statistics on workload and cases heard.

You should now be able to:

  • describe the layout of a typical court room
  • explain the key personnel and their roles
  • explain why change is taking place.

Next week you consider the role of the legal profession in Scotland and look at how change is shaping their future.

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