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1 EQ: How does the trial process work? Aim: How can we prepare for the mock trial process? Do Now: Find out where you sit! Must sit in assigned seats for project! Look on wall and find table and assigned roll for Mock Trial! We need to get all ready for Mock Trail on Thursday 15th and Friday 16 th this week. Activity- How can we start to organize information for mock trial? Homework- study rolls go to and do Mock Trial by Mark Twain answer guiding questions. Test Wednesday on Mock Trial process and vocabulary.www.mrmegna.com

2 Activity- How can we start to organize information for mock trial Attorneys must work as a team and write opening, closing statements and organize questions to ask the witnesses. Witnesses need to learn about each witness and start to study to answer questions. Must know your rolls in and out. You will be assigned a roll to work on. This will be a major part of your 3 rd marking period grade. Must Study and learn Mock Trial Vocabulary-Test on Wednesday!

3 Chris Archer v. New ColumbiaUnited States v. Michael Davis 1 st Degree Murder- murder that’s planned out and done with malice (hate). Hazing- humiliating and sometimes dangerous initiation rituals, especially as imposed on college students seeking membership to a fraternity or sorority. "seven officers of the fraternity were charged with hazing" Stipulate- demand or specify (a requirement), typically as part of a bargain or agreement. "he stipulated certain conditions before their marriage" Memorandum- a document recording the terms of a contract or other legal details. a note or record made for future use. "the two countries signed a memorandum of understanding on economic cooperation" Factual conclusion- True facts. True information from evidence. Class D Misdemeanor- Class D Non-Violent Felonies. "Felony" means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in excess of one year may be imposed. Admissible- acceptable or valid, especially as evidence in a court of law. "the Court unanimously held that the hearsay was admissible" Deliberation- long and careful consideration or discussion. "after much deliberation, we arrived at a compromise" Hearsay- information received from other people that one cannot adequately substantiate; rumor. "according to hearsay, Bob had managed to break his arm" Relevance- "important to the matter at hand." Artists and politicians are always worried about their relevance. If they are no longer relevant, they may not keep their job. Tribunal- a court of justice. "an international war crimes tribunal" Felony- a crime, typically one involving violence, regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death. Rape- The crime, typically committed by a man, of forcing another person to have sexual intercourse with the offender against their will: Intercourse- sexual activity between two people; especially : sexual activity in which a man puts his penis into the vagina of a woman Stipulated facts- n the law of the United States, a stipulation is an agreement made between opposing parties prior to a pending hearing or trial. For example, both parties might stipulate to certain facts, and therefore not have to argue those facts in court. Menstrual cycle- the process of ovulation and menstruation in women and other female primates. Affidavits- a written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation, for use as evidence in court. Sworn statement- Statements said under oath of law. Applicable laws- Laws that are similar that can be applied to the same case. Cessation- the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end. "the cessation of hostilities" Ample evidence- Large or great amount of evidence pointing to something. Corroborated- confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding)."the witness had corroborated the boy's account of the attack" Agree with, go along with.

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7 Summary/ Conclusion- How productive where you today in getting ready for mock trial? Rate yourself between being the highest and 1 being the lowest.


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