During verdict watch, the anticipation steadily rises as all the players gather outside the courtroom to wait. Time can hang on heavy hands in the minutes, hours and sometimes even days spent waiting on a decision. And then it happens, a bailiff walks into the lobby and says the magic words, “the jury has reached a verdict.” Time suddenly slams into motion as everyone rushes into the courtroom, preparing themselves for the moment of justice.

The jury has reached a verdict