Mock Trial

General Mock Trial Resources:

The Insanity Defense: A Closer Look : http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/local/longterm/aron/qa227.htm
This page defines the insanity defense.

 The Free Dictionary - The Insanity Defense : http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Insanity+Defense
A definition and history of the use of the insanity defense can be found on this site.

The 'Lectric Law Library - Legal Definition of First Degree Murder  - http://www.lectlaw.com/def2/m053.htm
A brief definition of this charge.

Criminal Info Network - Types of Serious Crime- http://www.criminalinfonetwork.com/serious-crime.htm
Find out the difference between manslaughter and murder.

Cross Examination in Criminal Cases - http://criminaldefense.homestead.com/cross.html
Find out how and when to cross examine a witness at this site. 

American Government - Trial Tactics Used by Attorneys in Court - Common Trial Objections- http://mr_sedivy.tripod.com/usgov_9.html
This page provides instruction on how to place an objection.

Order in the Court - http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0769420.htmlhttp://www.factmonster.com/...
This site provides information on how a court is set up and roles of people in the court system.

NHBA - Mock Trial Competition Handbook - http://www.nhbar.org/uploads/pdf/LRE-MT-CompetitionHandbook.pdf
This document provides valuable information on how to conduct a mock trial.

Law Adventure Mock Trial Exercises  for Grades Seven and Eight - http://www.njsbf.org/images/content/1/1/11181/Mock%20Trial%20Exercises%20Grades%207-8%202002.pdf
Resources for students in middle school to develop a mock trial.

The Amistad Case: A Mock Trial - http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/hoover/amistad/#trialprep
This site provides links for information on trial preparation and trial procedure.

 
How Long Does It Take To Suffocate?- http://www.reference.com/motif/food_and_drinks/how-long-does-it-take-to-suffocate

 

Lizzy Borden Mock Trial Resources:

Crime Library- The Persistence of the Lizzie Borden Case in American Culture http://www.crimelibrary.com/notorious_murders/famous/borden/persistence_5.html
Facts about the Lizzie Borden case are available on this site.

Everthing2 - Lizzie Borden http://www.everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=703304
A brief description of the Lizzie Borden case can be found on this link.

Lizzie Borden Mock Trial - http://brebru.com/webquests/lizzie/lizzie.html#Resources
Great resources on Lizzie Borden as well as forensic science, business law and court procedures.

The Trial of Lizzie Borden- Selected Photos - http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/LizzieBorden/bordenphot...
Click on links to see photographs from the Lizzie Borden case

 The Trial of Lizzie Borden-Selected Maps and Diagrams http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/LizzieBorden/bordenmaps...
Check out the maps and diagrams on this site for the Lizzie Borden case.

The Trial of Lizzie Borden-Selected Newspaper Articles - http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/LizzieBorden/bordenarti...
This site provides links to newspaper articles on the Lizzie Borden case.

The Borden Trial-Biographies of Key Players - http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/LizzieBorden/biographie...
Biographies are provided for major figures in the Lizzie Borden case.

The Trial of Lizzie Borden - Links and Bibliography - http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/LizzieBorden/bordenbibl...
Check out these links for information on the Lizzie Borden case.