Tutorial Sessions and Academic Supports
Where: PHS Library and Room 176
When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 2-4 P.M.
Mock Trial Team
Description: The Mock Trial Team is a school sponsored competitive association that looks at debatable cases of law that have been settled in the Courts of America. Both sides of a case are presented through evidence, witness affidavits, evidence and case law. The students who participate break down the case and act as lawyers and witnesses representing the two sides of the case. Here, students learn how to debate and how to put forward a case for their particular side: prosecution or defense. The team participates in the annual county-wide tournament during February with semi-finals and the final competition in March at the NJ Law Center in New Brunswick. If you are interested in learning more about the law and want to participate in lively debate, mock trial is certainly the club for you.
Mock Trial Competition Statement of Goals: