• Mock Trials Classes

    There are currently two options that students have to receive credit for participation in Mock Trial.  While these classes are not a prerequisite to being apart of the Mock Trial team, they are available to students.

    Beginning Mock Trial (offered every fall) - 4 credits
    Advanced Mock Trial (offered every J-Term) - 4 credits, “O” towards Hamline Plan

    Students learn basic trial procedures and advocacy skills through practice sessions and simulations of courtroom procedures and activities. Students prepare for and conduct a trial of a hypothetical case. Student teams compete in invitational regional and national competitions. Participatory study of trial practice in the United States, advocacy, lawyering skills, and legal ethics. Focus on developing students' speaking and critical thinking skills, team work, and leadership. Course is tied to the Hamline mock trial program.