a. Clerk of the court   This junior administrator sits at a lower table in front of the judge.
b. Defendant   This is the person accused of comitting the crime. He is in the Dock
c. Prosecution   In this picture the people trying to prove that the accused is guilty sit on the right of the people who try to prove that he is innocent.
d. Judge   The person is charge of the trial sits at the Bench.
e. Spectators   The public are allowed to watch from the back
f. Witness   This person tells what he has seen or what he knows. He is on a 'stand' between the judge and the jury.
g. Defence lawyers   In this picture the people trying to prove that the accused is innocent sit on the left of the people who try to prove that he is guilty.
h. Jury   The people who decide the result of the trial sit together in this 'box'.
clerk of the court | defendant | defence lawyers | judge | jury | prosecution | spectators | witness
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