Mock Trial

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In mock trial, students participate in rehearsed trials to learn about the legal system in a competitive manner. The mock trial program was started to allow high school students to experience the courtroom in a hands-on role. Mock trials are set up and structured just like a real court, bound by the same rules. This helps students to know exactly what role each of the different people in a court (judges, lawyers, witnesses, etc.) do in the judicial system. Cases typically have to do with problems faced by teens, and will usually involve teenagers as witnesses.


For more information or questions about becoming part of Johansen's mock trial program, please contact:

Ann Amador

Ann Amador
Social Science
(209) 574-1760