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  Crown Court
Who does what in a crown court?
Judge
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Usher
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Usher Usher

The usher takes oaths from witnesses and jury members.

The oath or affirmation is a promise. Witnesses promise to tell the truth and members of the jury promise to give the defendant a fair trial. This is what they say.

1. Jury members:
I swear that I will faithfully try the defendant and give a true verdict according to the evidence

2. Witnesses
I swear that the evidence I am about to give is the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

The Usher also carries written questions from the jury to the judge.


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