| Mock Trial Resources
By Cynthia Kirkeby
May 3, 2009, 11:52am
Some of you are already taking part in Mock Trial but if you're not, these sites will help you and your High School to become involved on a national scale. Click on the general sites for nationwide information or select an individual state site to learn more about what's going on in your particular area. If you are interested in law and joining a Mock Trial Association, be sure to contact your state's High School coordinator for available options.
American Mock Trial Association
Locate up-to-date information and breaking news in relation to the Mock Trial Competition. View tournament dates, rules of court, or get a copy of the Mock Trial Handbook to use as a resource.
Source: American Mock Trial Association
National High School Mock Trial Championship
See the results of previous Championships and find out whats new and upcoming. Read about competitions, view the board of directors roster, and find your state coordinator. Also check out the rules of the championship.
Mock Trial Sample Case Database
This organization has an entire database of sample mock trial materials, many of which can be downloaded directly from their site..
Law for Kids
This is the kind of site where you could spend hours and not get bored. Read or listen to first hand accounts from teens who ignored the law. Watch cartoons to learn specific laws and regulations, or write notes to some of the guys and gals who have shared their stories. Get your own questions answered or learn about the U.S. Constitution from the LawDocs. Visit a virtual detention center and see what its like on the inside.
Source: Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education
Individual State Sites
Arizona High School Mock Trial
The Online Mock Trial Question Center is your source for current Mock Trail Tournament Materials for the Arizona High School Mock Trial Program. "The program is an opportunity for students to learn about the law and the legal system from practicing attorneys; teachers to work closely with attorneys to reinforce legal concepts in the classroom; and attorneys to share their expertise about the law and their legal skills with young people. "
Source: Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education
Arkansas Nar Association Mock Trial Program
Get the latest Mock Trial Registration Form or learn about Arkansas Mock Trial in general. Find out who the past Regional Winners were, meet the coaches and judges, and request more information.
Source: Arkansas Bar Association
California Mock Trial
Find out how to start a Mock Trial at your school. Get the facts on the California, Los Angeles, or National Mock Trial Programs.
Source: Constitutional Rights Foundation
The National High School Mock Trial Competition
Source: Delaware National High School Mock Trial Championship
Florida Academic Competitions
Read about the Florida High School Mock Trial Competition or the We the People... Mock Congressional Hearing Competition. Also get information on the pilot program called Project Citizen.
Source: Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc.
Massachusetts Mock Trial Central 2003
Enter the current Mock Trial Competition and learn the philosophy behind the program as well as the rules and procedures. Also check out this cool list
of mock trial tips.
Source: Massachusetts Bar Association
Minnesota High School Mock Trial Program
Look over the program objectives, find out who can participate, and get the program calendar. Access registration and sign up forms.
Source: Minnesota State Bar Association
Nebraska Mock Trial
This is the state mock trial site for Nebraska. Find out about the latest state champions, and how you can get involved.
Source: Nebraska State Bar Foundation
New Jersey Students Corner
Link to the Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition for High School to find workbooks and registration forms. Complete the official Competition Entry Form before the deadline!
Source: New Jersey State Bar Association
New Mexico High School Mock Trial Program
Learn about the competition, register for the training, post a message or review this years case. See which schools are registered for the program.
Source: Center for Civic Values
Oklahoma High School Mock Trial Program
View this year's program calendar for important dates and deadlines. You can also link to the Oklahoma Bar Association's official website.
Source: Oklahoma Bar Association
Pennsylvania Mock Trial Program
The Pennsylvania High School Mock Trial Competition is sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Read more about this opportunity to practice law.
Source: Pennsylvania Online & The Lycoming Law Association
South Carolina Mock Trials
Get online instructions, registration materials, district information, and a competition schedule. Current year case materials will be posted on November 1st.
Source: South Carolina Bar Online
Texas High School Mock Trial Competition
Find all of the materials you need to compete in this year's mock trial competition.
Source: Dallas Bar Foundation
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