Zombie-Themed Weekend on Tap for National Mock Trial Competitors
Students participating in this weekend's National High School Mock Trial Championship – which kicked off yesterday and continues with competition rounds one and two today in Madison – are in for a treat, as long as they appreciate comical references to to mbstones and severed hands.
Time is Running Out, 200 Volunteers Still Needed for National Mock Trial
The State Bar of Wisconsin National Mock Trial planning team is calling on attorneys, judges and experienced teachers and coaches from around the state to step up to the bench and volunteer to serve on a judging panel during the 2014 National High School Mock Trial Championship on May 9 and 10 in Madison.
Criminal Procedure Code Rewrite: Seeking Input for 2015 Bill
Assembly Bill 383 represents the 20-year-plus project of the Wisconsin Judicial Council to rewrite the state's criminal procedure code. Drafters are reaching out to key stakeholders in the criminal justice system to develop a revised version of the bill.
The Verdict is In: Rhinelander Mock Trial Team Advances to Nationals
Rhinelander High School captured its 17th high school mock trial state title yesterday after defeating Shorewood High School in a very close final round judged by six members of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The team will now advance to the National High School Mock Trial Tournament, May 8-10 in Madison.
Second Chance Bill Gains Momentum, Links Former Governors
A State Bar of Wisconsin-backed bill that would return nonviolent 17-year-olds to juvenile court jurisdiction is making headway in the legislature and the political sphere with newly announced supporters and a unanimous vote of passage out of a senate committee.