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2015 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational

The 2015 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational will be held on March 14 and 15, 2015, at the University of Illinois’ College of Law in Champaign. Forty-two schools from across Illinois are registered to participate in the event. This will be the second year the event will be hosted by the College of Law.

Students from high schools around the State of Illinois will compete in jury trials, undertaking roles as prosecutors, defense counsel, and witnesses. The top eight teams will compete in the final round on March 15, for the state championship. The winning team will represent the State of Illinois at the National High School Mock Trial Championship in Raleigh, North Carolina.

This year’s case is People of the State of Illinois vs. Casey Jones, a criminal case in which the defendant is charged with home invasion and aggravated battery in connection with a break-in at the home of the defendant’s former paramour.

Information about volunteering and about the 2015 Mock Trial Invitational can be found at: <>. ■

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