New Book and Materials for Mock Trials and Trial Performance Assignments

The 2nd Edition of Trial Advocacy: Assignments and Case Files will be available at the beginning of July. Assignments and Case Files provides both a criminal homicide and a related civil wrongful death case that can be used for mock trials and/or for 86 role-playing assignments.

Features are:

 Mock civil and criminal trials for trial advocacy courses or professional development seminars
 Excellent role-play assignments from the pretrial case theory and theme development stage through closing argument in both criminal and a civil cases
 Case files, legal memoranda, statutes, case law, jury instructions, witness instructions and exhibits for the role-play assignments and mock trials
 Checklists of proficiency standards for each trial activity
 Teacher’s Manual with sample syllabus and teaching notes

NEW to the Second Edition:

 Comprehensive instructions and materials for organizing and conducting mock trials
 Additional evidence assignments
 Completely updated to reflect changes in technology and law

Summary of Contents:

Chapter 1. Introduction to the Book, CDs, DVD, and Website
Chapter 2. Trial Preparation and Case Management
Chapter 3. The Assignments
Appendix A: Checklists for Trial Skills