Course Detail: MOCK203 - MOCK TRIAL: (In-Person) Middle School

MOCK TRIAL: Are you interested in debate, and want to experience what happens in a courtroom first hand? Do you think you have a future in law? Mock Trial is a simulation of a courtroom trial with, judge jury, prosecution and defense! This interactive course is designed to introduce middle age students to the concepts of legal reasoning and argument in a fun and engaging platform.

Learn the basics of law. Examine legal procedures and explore the court system by taking part in a Mock Trial. The class becomes the courtroom and students take on the roles of lawyers, witnesses, judge and jury.  Trials will involve mock criminal cases as well as historical cases in American and World History. By weaving in historical cases, students will gain a deeper understanding of social studies while having fun. This hands on, fun, participatory learning experience gives students an opportunity to delve into simulated cases and reach a verdict.
Open to all levels of skill and experience.

"Your Honor, court is in session"!

LUNCH: Students staying for full day or for both morning and afternoon sessions can bring or buy their lunch.  All students will eat lunch on Campus in The Commons, a small food court.

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Course Resources
Waiver - Photo and Video (PDF) 2023 (PDF Document)
Waiver - Release of Liability (PDF) 2023 (PDF Document)
Waiver - Release of Liability 18 and Over (PDF) 2023 (PDF Document)

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