Take on the role of an attorney, witness, judge, or jury member as you learn about the American court system and participate in trials.
Students study and engage in trials, from jury selection, opening statements, examining witnesses, presenting evidence, closing arguments, and deliberating a verdict.
Classroom discussions address the role of courts in a democracy, the meaning of %u201Cdue process,%u201D and the nature of justice. Students examine the differences between civil and criminal trials and the prosecution%u2019s burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
|Session I||6/13/2022 - 6/24/2022||Tysons||Morning|
|Session II||6/27/2022 - 7/8/2022||Dulles||Afternoon|
|Session III||7/11/2022 - 7/22/2022||McLean||Morning|
|Session III||7/11/2022 - 7/22/2022||South Riding||Morning|
|Session IV||7/25/2022 - 8/5/2022||Reston||Afternoon|
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