The Trial will be moderated by Abbe D. In order to prove Roughed Grouse High School's negligence resulting in the death of Jordan Simon, I, along with my co-counsel, had to prove our case, not beyond a reasonable doubt, but simply by a preponderance of evidence. Circuit; and Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, U. You actually know your stuff. Team must research the following sites, write a persuasive opening and closing statement, and question each witness in a manner that proves the lovers should not be married. Again with the height of the Prince. Trial-Only tickets can only be purchased by contacting the box office and not through the company's website.
After being presented with case materials which included facts of the case, statements from both prosecuting and defense witnesses, penal code for the alleged charges, and map of the crime scene, we as a group decided to create one Google Drive document. Friar Laurence stated that it was unreasonable pressure and expectations created by the Montague and Capulet families and their mutual animosity that forced Romeo and Juliet to take drastic actions. If the attorney believes a witness has gone beyond the information provided and is providing new information that is totally out of character and will change the outcome of the trial. Group 1 — Prosecution Team — Against the Marriage Your task will be upholding the feud between the Montegues and Capulets. Attorneys will have their notes at their respective desks as well. I chose this script because it is a simple case from a familiar story, and I just want them to get the flow of the court case as well as some ideas for drafting their talking points.
Call them out on strangle marks on Romeo. Ladies and gentlemen of the…. Team must research the following sites, write a persuasive opening and closing statement, and question each witness in a manner that proves the lovers should be married. The purpose of this activity is to have students practice the type of speaking and listening that would occur in a courtroom and to see what each role in the mock trial looks like. This past June, the Annual Dinner and Mock Trial Winston vs. In other words, if you were to put the evidence favoring the case of the plaintiff and evidence favorable to the defendant on a scale, we the plaintiff would have to make the scales tip ever so slightly in our favor.
All questions and answers should use information specifically stated in the text or inferred from statements made in the text. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Simpson case illustrates the idea of media events. The mock trial will serve as the culminating assessment for our Romeo and Juliet unit. Romeo and Juliet both fall to the consequences of their secret marriage. We need a signal for when our witness on the stand during cross wants us to object. The defense poses for a before the verdict.
The fictional court case poses a legal question, or questions, and the audience must act as the jury to decide the fate of the characters. Their situation complicates as the play progresses, with an arranged marriage and several deaths. It is about… 1086 Words 5 Pages Changes in Romeo in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet After an emotional fight at the start of the play, the mood is brought down by the introduction of a love sick Montague by the name of Romeo. You are a sucky bailiff! Thank everybody in the trial during the closing statement. Racine, Attorney General for the District of Columbia, is counsel for the appellees, Lord and Lady Montague and Lord and Lady Capulet, while Friar Laurence will be represented by Elizabeth B.
District Court for the District of Columbia. Their family are mortal enemies so that means that they are always fighting with one another. The advocates will be presented with the question: Was Friar Laurence negligent? Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. What might Shakespeare be saying about these qualities? Dats a lot of money. Yet, this all started from another killing of a different person, Mercutio. Griffith, United States Court of Appeals for the D. In addition, I will be collecting all of notes that jurors are taking as they listen to the case.
He also stated that his motives were not only to allow young adults with their own power of consent to validate their love in the eyes of heaven, but also to merge the two families and bring peace to the community—all goals well within his official duties and the teachings of the Church. The prosecution needs to get their shit together. Your team will choose your witnesses from the witness team. Couldry and Katz 2010, p. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U. You also must understand the witnesses that best help to prove your case in court. I was responsible for preparing direct questions to the police officer who was first to arrive at the crime scene.
In a well-written essay, discuss qualities you believe Shakespeare is attempting to reveal in the characters Romeo and Juliet. An opposing witness cannot create new facts that would change the outcome of the case, although witnesses can add minor details. These jurors will have deliberated out in the hall and taken a vote to determine Friar Lawrence's fate, so any of them should be able to explain their reasoning using evidence from the text and from the trial. All of these actions, the accusers allege, were beneath the reasonable duty of care for anyone, especially a priest. The case will be argued before a panel of judges presided over by U.
The first account is about the O. While the judges were deliberating, theater staff talked to the audience about the play. . While attorneys questioning the other side's witnesses can be forceful and pressing, if they go to far a judge will sustain an objection for being argumentative. While the judges were deliberating, theater staff talked to the audience about the play.