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2023 Mock Trial Tournament

The Massachusetts Bar Association is pleased to announce that it’s 2023 High School Mock Trial Tournament and Preliminary Trials will be held in-person at the participating schools. Due to the pandemic and the lack of courtroom space, we plan on scheduling the trials at the host team’s school. This year, the host team will be the “defense” and the “plaintiff” and assigned judge will travel to the host site. An update on the subsequent rounds will be announced later.

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Since 1985, the Massachusetts Bar Association has hosted an annual, statewide Mock Trial Program to help high school students learn more about the law, court procedures and our legal system, and give them an opportunity to sharpen their analytical, listening and speaking skills. Members of the MBA serve as attorney coaches and judges for the Mock Trial Program, while thousands of high school students across Massachusetts participate. Students prepare a hypothetical case and then test their skills as lawyers and witnesses in a simulated courtroom competition.

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