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Nov. 20: Students practice forensic accounting at mock trial
November 18, 2014

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and University of Idaho students will showcase their investigative and prosecution skills in a free, public mock arbitration exercise 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the UI Law School’s model courtroom.

Teens learn about government during conference
February 11, 2009

PUYALLUP – Nearly 300 Washington state youth and adults from around the state will learn how the judicial process works at the annual WSU Extension 4-H Know Your Government Conference in Olympia, February 14-17.

Teen participants will take on the roles of attorneys, jurors, witnesses and reporters in mock trials.

Washington Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders will address the delegates at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 14 at the Red Lion Hotel in Olympia.

On Monday, February 16 mock trials begin with opening statements and prosecution at the Thurston County Courthouse from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The defense and closing statements take place from … » More …

WSU Mock Trial Team prepares for National Championships
March 7, 2007

Pullman – Washington State University’s Mock Trial Team, under the leadership of Mitch Pickerill, associate professor of political science, has once again won a spot at national competition. The tournament will be held in St. Paul, Minn., hosted by Hamline University, March 16-18. “It’s astounding,” said Pickerill. “We are still a fairly new program by mock trial standards, with a bare bones budget, but what we lack in experience and funding we make up for in commitment, preparedness, wit and will to win.” Four WSU teams, comprised of seven members each, competed in regional mock trial competition in Portland Feb. 9-11, and WSU’s Team Green … » More …

Mock Trial Team wins regional awards, prepares for nationals
February 24, 2006

WSU’s Mock Trial Team has won an invitation to compete at the American Mock Trial Association’s national tournament, placing WSU’s law program alongside universities with national law reputations for the first time ever.The 2006 tournament will be hosted by Stetson Law School in St. Petersburg, Fla., March 10-12.WSU took two teams to the Portland Regional Qualifier Tournament Feb. 10-11 and had a strong showing. The eight members of the winning team are Tristan Bullington, Sheila Gluzer, Robert Colbert, Kari Dixon, Amy DeSantis, Neil Wilson, Annabel Defty and Gordon Peterson.”There were 21 teams from nine schools at the regional competition,” said Mitchell Pickerill, assistant professor of … » More …