International Ivy – Mock Trial – The Criminal Justice System
Students will be learning about the United States legal system through real-life and fictional scenarios. Students will delve into the fundamental aspects of a courtroom such as: the basic structure of a courtroom, the function of different roles (judge, jury, defense, prosecutor), and the common procedures and language used in a courtroom environment. Students will also explore the importance of how to create an opening and closing statement, the legal grounds of when to object, and understand the dynamics of a direct and cross examination. Students will explore the elements of a valid contract and the rule of law. Students will hone their listening, reading, critical thinking and public speaking skills.
|July 11 – 15||1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|August 1 – 5||9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.|
What to Pack
- A water bottle
- This camp is accredited by the American Camp Association!