Mock Trial - Brooks v. Lawrence and the Metro City Police Department

This Mock Trial - Brooks v. Lawrence and the Metro City Police Department activities & project also includes:

An incident with a Swiss Army knife leads to a suit against the police department for battery, false arrest, and intentional infliction of emotional distress in the Brooks v. Lawrence & the Metro City Police Department mock trial case.  

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Concepts

Instructional Ideas

  • Invite local attorneys to serve as advisors as participants practice their roles
Classroom Considerations

  • Part of a series of 13 mock trial cases
  • The activity presumes participants are well-versed in mock trial protocols
Pros

  • The 66-page packet includes all required scripts, related criminal and civil statutes and case laws, evidence logs, and sample testimonies
Cons

  • None