New York State Mock Trial Tournament
In this educational program, co-sponsored by The New York Bar Foundation, high school students have the opportunity to gain first hand knowledge of civil/criminal law and courtroom procedures. Thousands of students participate each year. Objectives
of the tournament are to: Teach students ethics, civility and professionalism; Further students’ understanding of the law, court procedures and the legal system; Improve proficiency in basic life skills, such as listening, speaking, reading and reasoning;
Promote better communication and cooperation among the school community, teachers and students and members of the legal profession, and; Heighten appreciation for academic studies and stimulate interest in law-related careers.
Learn more about our New York Statewide High School Mock Trial Program.
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The New York Bar Foundation provides funding for this program in conjunction with The New York State Bar Association's Law, Youth and Citizenship Program.
2018 Mock Trial State Finals:
Sunday, May 13 through Tuesday, May 15 in Albany. Click here for more information.
Dates for future Mock Trial Finals in Albany:
2019 - May 19-21
2020 - May 17-19
2021 - May 23-25
Get the latest information on the Mock Trial Finals
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View Videos of our Past Mock Trial Finals
View the list of Past Regional Champions from 1982-present
Download Cases from our Mock Trial Archives
View the "Mock Trial 101" Training Video