Mock Trial Evidence Maze

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".

Putting On Mock Trials ABA Guide

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 presented by Scholastic American Justice

Girl 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.  

US Federal Court Materials

PicThe 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

Mock Trial Resources Web Site

Pic2 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.

Mock Trial Practicum

Pic3 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

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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.

IADC Mock Trial Student Tips Videos

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