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New Glarus High School Mock Trial Team to Participate in its 17th Tournament


January 23, 2020

Photo courtesy of Kris Anderson

Front Row (L-R): Maddie Thoemke, Dylan Fritz, Sam Copeland, Helen Marty, Lola Endicott, Bronwyn Mayhew. Back Row (L-R): Ella Shaw, Lily Lounsbury, Heather Niceschwander, Aden Gobeli, Ben Copeland, Ben Wolf, Anderson Justmann, Merrick Fong, Julian Lutz.

The New Glarus High School Mock Trial Team will compete in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday, February 8, 2020, in its 17th mock trial tournament. The students are responsible for mastering a manual with over 90 pages of rules and procedures, and 61 pages of witness statements, exhibits and legal standards before they compete against teams from across southern Wisconsin. They assume roles as either lawyers presenting the case and making arguments, or as witnesses who must make a convincing presentation of their facts. The witnesses are then cross examined by student attorneys from other te...

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