This resource, with special thanks to Clermont County Common Pleas Court Mediator & Senior Magistrate Harold Paddock for developing and sharing, is perfect if you are getting lost trying to navigate the Mock trial evidence "maze".
The American Bar Association has created a guide to putting on Mock Trials. It has helpful information about the components of a trial, advise for students and sample trials.
Make Your Case is a courtroom trial simulation in which students control the action as they experience a real courtroom setting. Make Your Case was developed by Scholastic in conjunction with the American Board of Trial Advocates. The American Justice webpages also contain additional civic education resources, including lesson plans, printables and more.
The US Federal Courts have numerous educational outreach materials on their website. The resources serve to teach students about the Constitution and the Federal Court System through the use of interactive court simulations, constitution resources and various lesson plans on current topics including the nomination and confirmation process of Supreme Court Justices
The New Hampshire Bar Association has a website rich with Mock Trial resources. This site contains links to Mock Trial practice cases for all grade levels as well as links to several useful Mock Trial guides.
The National High School Mock Trial Championship Board in partnership with Great Rivers technology presents the National Mock Trial Practicum Publication. The Publication enhances the Mock Trial experience for students, teachers, coaches and judges by providing an interactive area that will help students better understand the trial process and learning tools for new and experienced advisors. Access to the site is available for $100 per team (up to 8 students) and $10 for each additional student, renewable each year. For a demonstration or more information, please contact Stacy Beyer, Instructional Technology Consultant, at 563-589-1270 or sbeyergreatrivertech.net.
Mock Trial Student Tips Videos
The Foundation of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), has a YouTube channel with short videos offering mock trial tips for students. The videos include helpful suggestions for conducting direct and cross examination, opening statements and closing arguments.