Teams invited to compete in mock trial by OU law school

Photo by Ronny Richert used under Creative Commons License
Photo by Ronny Richert used under Creative Commons License

Brian King, OU Law School

Ever watched a courtroom dra- ma on TV and thought, “I could do that.”? Now is your chance to show what you can do in front of a judge and jury.

Student teams from all Okla- homa colleges are invited to test their courtroom skills in a mock trial competition at the University of Oklahoma College of Law in Norman. Competition dates are November 1 through 3, 2013.

The Board of Advocates In- tercollegiate Mock Trial Competi- tion is open to undergraduate stu- dents from any Oklahoma college. There must be four people per

team. The competition focuses on oral advocacy skills. Teams will conduct full trials includ- ing opening statements, closing arguments, examination of wit- nesses, and presentation of evi- dence. Resources will be avail- able to help you refine your trial techniques. Team and individual awards will be presented.

Registration is open through September 30, but teams that register by September 20 get a discount on the fee. For more information, including rules and the registration form, visit: www.