News and Events

Mock Trial Clinic Held on November 16 at Cooley Law School

16 November, 2011

Dozens of high school students and a few of their teachers filed into Cooley Law School classrooms at the Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor campuses in mid-November for an all-day mock trial clinic.

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Mark Oglesby named Michigan Civic Education Teacher of the Year

05 November, 2011

Howell High School Teacher Mark Oglesby was recently recognized as the Michigan Civic Education Teacher of the Year by the Michigan Center for Civic Education. He received the award at the Michigan Joint Social Studies Conference in Lansing on Nov. 5.

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Michigan High School Mock Trial Tournament Registration is Open

01 November, 2011

Michigan High School Mock Trial Tournament Registration is open for the 2012 Season. This year's case is a criminal case surrounding the death of a famous musician. Was it murder, suicide, or something else ... Martin Louis Siriusz was found slumped over his piano listening to a playback of his latest (and as it turned out, his last) recording, entitled "Hanging at Death's Door."

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Michigan High School Mock Trial Tournament Registration is Open (8)

01 November, 2011

Michigan High School Mock Trial Tournament Registration is open for the 2012 Season. This year's case is a criminal case surrounding the death of a famous musician. Was it murder, suicide, or something else ... Martin Louis Siriusz was found slumped over his piano listening to a playback of his latest (and as it turned out, his last) recording, entitled "Hanging at Death's Door."

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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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