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Civil Law Mock Trial Role Preparation Package

This resource outlines the differences between civil and criminal trials and provides an overview of a civil action, including statements of claim and defence, discovery and the pre-trial conference and trial. It includes a time chart, courtroom etiquette and preparation guidelines for students playing the roles of plaintiff and defence lawyers, judge, jury member, court clerk, court staff and members of the press. This resource can be used to prepare students for a civil law mock trial or as a handout to provide an overview of civil law claims.


Date Produced: 2005

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