Posts Categorized: Mock Trial

Actionable tips for making your way around the courtroom.

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Okay readers, it’s time for me to make my annual ask. I need your nomination for the 2014 ABA Blawg 100. The nomination deadline is  August 8th at 5 p.m. ET. I’d really appreciate your support.  Take 5 minutes to nominate this blog here>> If you enjoy this blog and its online community, I ask that you please take 5 minutes… Read more »

Calling all legal bloggers…

Calling all legal bloggers! TheLawInsider.com wants to publish your law related blog content. Whether it be an original piece or a republished post from your blog, I’d like to invite you to submit your entries for publication on this blog. Topics of interest include legal analysis of breaking news, business of law, social media for… Read more »

Technology Expert Witnesses in the Trayvon Martin case

By Stephen Gomez As jury selection and pre-trial hearings continue in the George Zimmerman trial for the shooting of Trayvon Martin, one particular element is still to be determined with regards to expert witnesses. In released 911 calls, voices and screams can be heard in the background, with some parties stating that the words “I’m begging… Read more »

Three New Features for LawInsider.com

  As you know, we recently launched LawInsider.com. And in the two short weeks since our launch, thousands of legal professionals, business owners and analysts have used our contract database. In the process, we’ve received great feedback and suggestions on how to improve the website. Three new features at LawInsider.com are going live today in response… Read more »

How to Enter Evidence | Mock Trial

Evidence is perhaps the most important element of any trial in the American judicial system, and entering evidence during a trial is one of the most critical steps in the process. Every state has different rules on what evidence is admissible and on how it must be entered in court, as do the federal courts,… Read more »

How to Deliver a Cross Examination

Cross-examination is one of the most fundamental aspects of any criminal trial in the United States, as well as in many other court proceedings. Without cross-examination, it would be impossible to obtain fair treatment by juries or the courts.   Simply put, cross-examination is the interrogation of a witness by the party opposing the party… Read more »

Superstorm strands mock-trial team from Dallas’ Bishop Lynch High in New York

By MICHAEL E. YOUNG myoung@dallasnews.com Published: 30 October 2012 11:43 PM Dallas Morning News In the last-minute rush to get 13 Bishop Lynch High School students, two coaches and a parent to New York for a nationally known mock-trial competition last Thursday, the weather forecast was about the last thing on anyone’s mind. “To be honest,… Read more »