Definition - What does Courtroom mean?

A courtroom is a room in which trials, legal proceedings and other legal matters are heard.

Courtrooms often have an area for the judge, the jury, the defense, the prosecution or the plaintiff, and for spectators.

Courtrooms come in different sizes; some of them can be quite large and can hold many spectators.

Justipedia explains Courtroom

Many trials take place in courtrooms. Because of this fact, courts have to be very well organized. Everyone who is involved in a particular case must show up at the scheduled time. A failure to show up for a scheduled court date in a courtroom can result in legal consequences.

There is also certain behavior that is expected in a courtroom. People who fail to behave according to the court's rules can be held in contempt of court.

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