Mock Trial


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Mock Trial

A simulated trial-level proceeding conducted by students to understand trial rules and processes. Usually tried before a mock jury, these proceedings are different from Moot Court proceedings, which simulate appellate arguments.

Mock trials are sometimes used as an Alternative Dispute Resolution tool, in which parties that are not inclined to negotiate may see how the merits of their respective cases stand when argued before neutral evaluators.

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A group of children from St Peter's Catholic Voluntary Academy were crowned the winners of the Teesside heat of the Citizenship Foundation's Magistrates' Court Mock Trial Competition.
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Fifteen Clark University students making up two mock trial teams recently competed in the regional Intercollegiate Mock Trial Tournament at St.
29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The La Reina High School Mock Trial Team captured the 2012 World Championship at the Empire City Mock Trial Invitational Tournament on October 29, a repeat of their 2011 victory.
The competition was the regional heat of the Magistrates Court Mock Trial and brought together schools from Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Telford, as well as winners of the Coventry and Warwickshire heat Alcester Grammar School.
Caption: STETSON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW won the the Trial Lawyer Section's Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition January 26 at the at the Trial Lawyers Summit in Orlando.
PUPILS at a Welsh comprehensive have outclassed students from some of the top schools in the UK in a mock trial competition.
Students from 16 schools are lining up in the dock'to take part in the Birmingham regional heat of the Bar National Mock Trial competition.
We argue that certain intercollegiate activities such as mock trial effectively combine competitive and cooperative elements to provide unique educational opportunities.