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Mock Trial

Mock Trial (Grades 9th – 12th)

  • No experience required to participate
  • Must submit application in order to be considered
  • Role options include Attorney and Witness
  • Will be assigned one trial court case
  • The best mock trial team for each side of the case will be selected and then they will present in front of all judicial participants
  • There will be an application process where interested students can indicate their role preference. Role options include:

Attorney: they will present as both the prosecuting and defense attorneys
Witness: this is a great way to get some drama/acting students involved in Youth Legislature

  • Each team will consist of 2 Attorneys and 2-3 Witnesses
  • Team captains will be selected to lead each team. Team captains will serve as attorneys
  • We are hoping to put this program either in the new Justice Center or at Campbell Law
  • Cases will be assigned at Pre-Conference
  • Saturday afternoon showcase will be in the Convention Center and Legislative students will be invited to attend
  • Associate Justices from Court of Appeals will serve as the jury for the Showcase Round on Saturday afternoon


Mock Trial | NC Youth & Government


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