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In your Interactive Notebook: Unit.Day 3.10 Mock Trial. ON YOUR DESK: 1) laptop (warming up) 2) Interactive NB 3) (Completed) Study guide. Today’s OBJECTIVE(S) -- WRITE THESE DOWN: I can apply civil or criminal procedure. WARM UP What role do each of the following play in a trial:

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In your interactive notebook unit day 3 10 mock trial

In your Interactive Notebook: Unit.Day3.10Mock Trial

ON YOUR DESK: 1) laptop (warming up)

2) Interactive NB

3) (Completed) Study guide

Today’s OBJECTIVE(S) -- WRITE THESE DOWN:

  • I can apply civil or criminal procedure

  • WARM UP

    • What role do each of the following play in a trial:

      • Prosecutor

      • Defense lawyer

      • Witness

      • Defendant

      • Judge

      • Jury

    • Discuss grading rubric for project


Updates deadlines

Updates & Deadlines

  • SUBMIT By Today:

    • Study Guide: through 3.10

  • Make progress on mock trial checklist

  • MOCK TRIAL Docket:

    • 1st Period: U.S. v. Stephens

    • 3rd Period: New Columbia v. Archer

  • Today’s Plan:

    • Warm UP

    • Rubric, Procedures & Expectations

    • Jury Instructions

    • Trial


Current events discussion find an article today if you need to

Current Events Discussion: Find an article today if you need to.

  • All students must:

    • present an article at least once each week.

    • Final chance to present will be on Fridays;

      • last 15 minutes each Friday being dedicated to current events discussions.

Weekly presentation and participation in class discussions on Current Events counts as 5% of your final grade.

The papers you will eventually write on controversial issues will count as 10%.

2nd Quarter paper due in December.


Mock trial project

Mock Trial Project

  • We will take two cases and act out a trial based on the evidence.

    • Each student will have a pre-assigned role.

      • YES! I picked you specifically for your role because I think you will do a good job with it.

      • You may not change your role.

      • Don’t bother asking me, the answer will be no.

      • No, you may not have a different role.

      • No, you may not swap with someone.


Project 40 points

PROJECT: 40 Points

  • Process

    • Research (10)

      • Effective use of class time to learn role

    • Preparation (10)

      • Turn in all materials you created, your notes, questions, etc.

      • Working effectively with your team

  • Product

    • Performance (10)

      • How well you did in court as a speaker

      • How well you came across

      • As a juror, did you pay attention? Is the juror note form complete?

    • Reflection (10)

      • The evaluation questions you answer after your trial

      • DUE TODAY IF YOUR TRIAL WAS YESTERDAY

      • DUE TOMORROW IF YOUR TRIAL IS TODAY


Mock trial project checklist

Mock Trial Project Checklist

  • I understand my role in the project

  • I have read my assigned packet

  • I am an attorney

    • I have listed all evidence supporting my case

    • I have listed all evidence that damages my case

    • I have written an opening/closing statement

    • I have developed questions for direct-examination of witnesses

    • I have developed questions for cross-examination of witnesses

  • I am a witness or the defendant

    • I understand the importance of my testimony to the case

    • I know the facts I am supposed to testify about

    • I have met with the attorney who will do my direct-examination


Seating arrangements

Seating Arrangements

  • Jurors on left side of room as you face board

  • Defendant & Defense attorneys at center table

  • Prosecution in the 3 desks closest to Mr. G-G’s desk

  • Witnesses along back wall and near windows


Jury instructions

Jury instructions

  • Use the Juror note sheet to keep track of the facts in the case.

  • After each phase of the trial, indicate whether you felt the prosecution or the defense did a better job. Do this for:

    • Opening statements

    • Each witness

    • Closing statements

  • When the trial ends, review the case silently first and determine whether you believe the prosecution met the burden of proof or not.

    • Select a foreperson who will speak for and represent the jury

    • You may be sent to another classroom for deliberations.

    • Your verdict must be unanimous


U s v stephens

U.S. v. Stephens

  • Opening Statements

    • Prosecution

    • Defense

  • The Prosecution’s Case

    • Evidence

    • Witnesses

      • Detective Hughes

        • Direct Examination by prosecution

        • CROSS EXAMINATION by defense

      • Jordan Bright

        • Direct Examination by prosecution

        • CROSS EXAMINATION by defense


U s v stephens1

U.S. v. Stephens

  • Opening Statements

  • The Prosecution’s Case

  • The Defense’s Case

    • Evidence

    • Witnesses

      • Tony Williams

        • Direct Examination by Defense

        • Cross examination by prosecution

      • Dominique Stephens

        • Direct Examination by Defense

        • Cross examination by prosecution

      • Sidney Miller

        • Direct Examination by Defense

        • Cross examination by prosecution

      • Dr. Bobby Phoenix

        • Direct Examination by Defense

        • Cross examination by prosecution


U s v stephens2

U.S. v. Stephens

  • Closing Statements

    • Prosecution

    • Defense


U s v stephens3

U.S. v. Stephens

  • Final Jury Instructions:

    • Must reach a unanimous verdict

  • REFLECTION

    • All students who participated in this case now need to complete the reflection questions on the back of your project description. This is worth 25% of your project grade.


New columbia v archer

New Columbia v. Archer

  • Opening Statements

    • Prosecution

    • Defense

  • The Prosecution’s Case

    • Evidence

    • Witnesses

      • Pat Smith

        • Direct Examination by prosecution

        • CROSS EXAMINATION by defense

      • Dr. Alex Richards

        • Direct Examination by prosecution

        • CROSS EXAMINATION by defense

      • Tyler Johnson

        • Direct Examination by prosecution

        • CROSS EXAMINATION by defense


New columbia v archer1

New Columbia v. Archer

  • Opening Statements

  • The Prosecution’s Case

  • The Defense’s Case

    • Evidence

    • Witnesses

      • Dean Jesse Thomas

        • Direct Examination by Defense

        • Cross examination by prosecution

      • Dr. Jordan Mitchell

        • Direct Examination by Defense

        • Cross examination by prosecution

      • Chris Archer

        • Direct Examination by Defense

        • Cross examination by prosecution


New columbia v archer2

New Columbia v. Archer

  • Closing Statements

    • Prosecution

    • Defense


New columbia v archer3

New Columbia v. Archer

  • Final Jury Instructions:

    • Must reach a unanimous verdict

  • REFLECTION

    • All students who participated in this case now need to complete the reflection questions on the back of your project description. This is worth 25% of your project grade.


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