The 2017 National Mock Trial Case is available below.
Thank you for alerting us that the version of the problem posted on May 1, 2017 was missing page 27 (final page of Hale statement). The version above is the corrected version.
The Civics First case committee thanks all of you for your thoughtful questions and answers over the last month, all of which have led to improvements in the final revision of the problem. The final revision of the problem, dated May 1, 2017, incorporates all changes previously discussed in the Question and Answer documents that we published weekly throughout the month of April. Please note that the ordering of the stipulations has changed from the original draft, dated March 31, 2017.
Answers to all questions have be posted at the link below.
Below are links to information for timekeeping and scoring for the national competition. Both documents include forms that will be used during the competition.
2017 NMT Timekeeping Guide
2017 NMT Scoring Guide
2017 National High School Courtroom Artist Contest
The documents below include the rules of the 2017 National High School Courtroom Artist Contestand the criteria judges will use to score the contest.
2017 National Courtroom Artist Rules
2017 National Courtroom Artist Judging Criteria
The link below will take you to a document with the forms you need for the 2017 National High School Mock Trial Championship (other than forms that are already included in other handbooks). Some of these documents you are required to bring with you and some will be provided for you. Please make sure you review this packet and bring the required number of copies with you to the
2017 NMT Forms
Code of Conduct
One representative (either a coach or the state coordinator (or his or her official designee)) from each team must be in charge of sharing the 2017 National Mock Trial Code of Ethical Conduct with all of the people associated with the team, including the state coordinator (or his or her official designee),coaches, official and non-official team members, courtroom artist, and observers.
The button below will take you to an acknowledgment page that must be filled out and submitted by Friday, May 7, 2017. This acknowledgment page indicates that you are agreeing that you have read and will abide by the provisions in the 2017 National Mock Trial Code of Ethical Conduct and that you will take responsibility for ensuring that all of the people associated with your team will be made aware of and will abide by these same provisions.
Click here to download a PDF copy of the 2017 National Mock Trial Code of Ethical Conduct to distribute to your attendees.