Court usher

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A court usher is a position in a law court. Tasks generally performed by court ushers involve escorting participants to the courtroom[1] and seeing that they are suitably hydrated, as well as ensuring the secure transaction of legal documents within the courtroom and deciding the order of cases.[2] The roles of an usher may vary with the type of court they serve.


  1. ^ Davies, Richard; Browne, Peter (2002). A Straightforward Guide to What to Expect When You Go to Court. Straightforward. p. 39. ISBN 1-903909-10-4. Retrieved 2008-06-17. 
  2. ^ Welsh, James; Bevitt, Ann (2003). Advocacy in the Magistrates' Court. Routledge Cavendish. pp. 8–9. ISBN 1-85941-784-1. Retrieved 2008-06-17.