Criminal Law

October 21-25

Review main objections used in court (Monday and Tuesday)

Kahoot on objections, studying objections (Wednesday)

Thursday:

Witnesses: Please ensure that your annotations on your characters are complete.

Please write 10 questions you feel your attorney should ask

Please write 5 questions you feel the opposing attorney should ask

I will check annotations and your 15 questions tomorrow for a total of 30 points.

Attorneys:  Please have at least one witnesses direct examination questions and another’s cross examination questions done.  This will be 30 points I will check tomorrow.

Timekeepers: distribute your time cards and choose a witness to annotate.  Time card verification and annotations checked tomorrow for 30 points.

Bailiffs:  Are your notecards done?  Take thorough notes on your rules of the courtroom in your notebook.  I will check notecards and notes tomorrow for 30 points.

Pretrial: Please annotate and have summaries for at least three cases from the case packet.

10/18/19

Annotate witness statements, assign different witnesses to attorneys

10/17/19

Review roles with veteran team members

10/16/19

No class

10/15/19

Go over roles and purposes

10/14/19

Discuss your role and purpose with your team.  Write on the board.

10/11/19

Go over errata one by one

10/7/19 – 10/10/19

Auditions for different trial parts

10/2/19-10/4/19

Character sketch for witness testimony is attached in Google Classroom.

Attorney would-bes need to prepare an opening statement. Start first with page 5 section E in the textbook to guide you into this process. Next look at page 21 for opening statement prep.

After, look at the elements of the crime you want to defend/prosecute. Finally, attempt an opening statement.

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