The below resources will help guide you as your team prepares for competition.
Additionally, if you are new to mock trial, you are welcome to sign up for one of our virtual interest meetings. Direct link to sign-up form here. If you have questions, please contact Joyce Britt at email@example.com.
Activity suggestion: Mock Trial Analysis Worksheet (Answer Guide)
Tips for your practice sessions:
Handouts on procedure:
BONUS: Lesson Planning: Check out MockTrialStrategies.com — created by Oregon-based retired attorney and long-time mock trial coach Dennis Gerl and shared here with his permission. Note of caution: although very helpful and comprehensive, this resource is not specific to North Carolina and all teams should defer to the NCAJ High School Mock Trial Competition Rules for the final answer on competition procedure.
2012-13 NCAJ High School Mock Trial Team Training Video, Part 1: Program Overview
2012-13 NCAJ High School Mock Trial Team Training Video, Part 2: Student Witnesses
2012-13 NCAJ High School Mock Trial Team Training Video, Part 3: Student Attorneys
Ten Tips for Effective Cross Examination
Irving Younger’s Ten Commandments of Cross Examination (summary)
International Assoc. of Defense Counsel Videos
Johnson & Hunter Inc.