‘The ever popular MOCK TRIAL WEEKEND offers a chance to experience what it is like to be a barrister representing your client in court, while the brand new LAW MASTERCLASS includes minilectures and seminars on criminal, civil and international law, giving a realistic taste of the academic study of law at an undergraduate level.
University of London Union • 21st March • ages 15-18
A one-day course for students who want to find out more about what law at university is all about! Our expert tutors will lead you in mini-lectures and seminars, working through real cases, judgements and statutes to explore important and controversial issues in civil, criminal and international law. → CRIMINAL LAW key principles of criminal law • murder and manslaughter • law and morality → CIVIL LAW contracts: making them and breaking them • negligence • libel and defamation → INTERNATIONAL LAW what is international law? • human rights • war crimes case study debate
MOCK TRIAL WEEKEND
University of London Union • 27th-28th February • ages 15-18
The Mock Trial Weekend is a fantastic opportunity to experience the drama of the courtroom and the practice of criminal law. Over two days, participants will learn about the criminal justice system, the legal profession and court procedure and take part in a realistic trial. → Discover the career paths to become a Barrister or Solicitor. → Study your papers and work with teammates to prepare your side of the case. → Practice effective speaking, questioning and cross-examination in advocacy workshops. → Take on the role of the defence or prosecution barrister. → Argue your case before a judge and jury, in full court dress of wig and gown. → Make speeches, question witnesses, and use your new skills to try to win the case.
More information about both events is available at www.debatechamber.com/law.’