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Mock Trial and We the People Registration and Materials!

16 October, 2018

Please be on the lookout for registration for both We the People and Mock Trial on November 1.

New! We are excited to announce the following change to Mock Trial.

 Beginning November 1, the case materials will be available to all to download. There will no longer be a need to pay and register in advance of receiving the materials. Instead, simply provide your contact information, and you can download the case materials for free and begin your 2018-2019 Mock Trial journey. Our hope is that this practice ensures greater accessibility for materials to the entire community.

Do register for your region of choice asap! Registration will also be open November 1 and continue through January 11.


Mock Trial Regional Dates

February 23, 2019 - Washtenaw County Regional, Ann Arbor

March 2, 2019 -       Macomb County Regional, Mt. Clemens**

March 9, 2019  - Oakland County Regional. Pontiac

March 16, 2019   - Kent County Regional, Grand Rapids


State Finals, March 23, 2019 in Lansing



MCCE’s Resources, Programs, & Lessons

Educating for Citizenship

Educating for Citizenship is a conference for educators and community members that highlights best practices in law-related and civic education in Michigan and nationally.

Civic Education Teacher of the Year Award

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Mock Trial

A Mock Trial is designed to reenact much of what might take place in a trial court.  Students take on the roles of attorneys and witnesses and compete against each other in real courtrooms in front of real judges and lawyers.

"[A] unique opportunity for young people to learn about the legal system..."

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