International Ivy - Mock Trial - The Criminal Justice System - Pingry Summer
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International Ivy – Mock Trial – The Criminal Justice System

Short Hills
Ages 11-14
7/11 - 7/15, 8/1 - 8/5
Partner Program
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$440 / Week

Course Description

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.

Dates

Week Time
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

Camp Credentials

  • This camp is accredited by the American Camp Association!
A group photo of campers for the International Ivy program.

What to Expect

Science. Technology. Engineering. Arts. Math. Creativity never runs out of S.T.E.A.M. with International Ivy!

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