n order to specify the scope, you preceed your variable with the scope
type. Therefore for a request-scope variable, the variable would be :
"requestScope.variable". There are several scope types:
Additionally, when you have multiple c:if tags that test different
conditions of the same variable, I would suggest rewriting the block as
a catch all section
Consider the above more like a switch or if/elseif combo rather than
multiple if statements.