Donoghue v Stevenson

The Paisley Snail MiniTrial

12. Jury Observation Sheets – for the jurors

(a) JURY OBSERVATIONS on the PURSUER’S Case

Note: The jury will determine whether the pursuer has proved her case – based upon the facts of the case, the credibility (believability) and reliability of the witnesses and the law which applies to the case. The jurors can use this sheet to note the proceedings at the trial if they wish. As the evidence emerges, record the facts established by the witnesses, or any doubts raised by their evidence, and your impressions of the credibility and reliability of the witnesses.

FACTS established by the evidence of the pursuer’s witnesses and any doubts raised.

Witness Number 1

 

 

 

 

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Witness Number 2

 

 

 

 

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CREDIBILITY and RELIABITY

Circle the response which most closely corresponds with your impression of each witness:

SA=Strongly Agree
A=Agree
D=Disagree
SD=Strongly Disagree
Witness 1 was a believable and reliable witnessSAADSD
Witness 2 was a believable and reliable witnessSAADSD

Why did you reach those conclusions?

Pursuer’s Closing Speech:

How did the pursuer’s counsel use the evidence to prove the pursuer’s case?

(b) JURY OBSERVATIONS on the DEFENDER’S Case

Note: The jury will determine whether the pursuer has proved her case – based upon the facts of the case, the credibility (believability) and reliability of the witnesses and the law which applies to the case. The jurors can use this sheet to note the proceedings at the trial if they wish. As the evidence emerges, record the facts established by the witnesses, or any doubts raised by their evidence, and your impressions of the credibility and reliability of the witnesses.

FACTS established by the evidence of the defender’s witnesses and any doubts raised.

Witness Number 1

 

 

 

 

______________________________________________________________________

Witness Number 2

 

 

 

 

_________________________________________________________________

CREDIBILITY and RELIABITY

Circle the response which most closely corresponds with your impression of each witness:

SA=Strongly Agree
A=Agree
D=Disagree
SD=Strongly Disagree
Witness 1 was a believable and reliable witnessSAADSD
Witness 2 was a believable and reliable witnessSAADSD

Why did you reach those conclusions?

Defence Closing Speech to the Jury:

How did the defender’s counsel use the evidence to cast doubt on the pursuer’s case?

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