Skip to content
Skip to main content
  • Activity
  • 5 minutes

What's your verdict?

Updated Tuesday, 9 February 2016
What exactly is 'justice'? Follow our fictional case and see if you can make judgements based on the facts as they are presented to you

This page was published over 8 years ago. Please be aware that due to the passage of time, the information provided on this page may be out of date or otherwise inaccurate, and any views or opinions expressed may no longer be relevant. Some technical elements such as audio-visual and interactive media may no longer work. For more detail, see how we deal with older content.

Please note: The update of the 'What's Your Verdict' is currently in development. We are hoping to launch the new updated version this year, so keep checking back.

Get started!

Delve into our fictional trial, hear from the prosecution and the defence and determine whether you think the defendant is guilty or not guilty. Will the other jurors agree with you? Find out now!

What's Your Verdict? screengrab
Start What's Your Verdict?


For best results, use a modern web browser. Upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer or try a free alternative like Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari. It is recommended that you use this on desktop, not tablet or mobile.

Having problems? Close the window you're viewing the interactive in and re-open - your computer may be deciding whether to use Flash or HTML5. 

Explore Justice further

Try these free courses on law

Take it further with The Open University


Become an OU student

Ratings & Comments

Share this free course

Copyright information

Skip Rate and Review

For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

Have a question?