This activity guides students in sketching the courtroom described in chapter two of John Grisham's Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer. Students are given a list of nine people/positions to label in the courtroom along with descriptions of each.
Jury - The group of individuals selected to hear the evidence in a trial and render a verdict. In the book, they are to decide if Mr. Duffy is innocent or guilty after listening to both sides.
Defendant – The person accused in the crime. In the book, the defendant is Mr. Duffy.
Persecutor - A lawyer who represents the government in criminal cases. In the book, the persecutor is Jack Hogan.
Witness - A person called upon to give testimony before the court or jury. There are many witnesses in the trial in the book including a security chief from the front gate of Waverly Creek.
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