- Ohio High School Mock Trial
- Middle School Mock Trial
- Moot Court
- High School We the People
- Middle School We the People
- Youth for Justice
- Ohio Government in Action
- Law & Citizenship Conference
Ohio High School Mock Trial State Competition 2014
Ohio high school students argue an original case in real courtrooms across the state. Ohio’s Mock Trial program is among the largest in the nation.
Supreme Court of Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor and Ohio State Bar Association President Jonathan Hollingsworth introduce the 2014 Mock Trial Case:
2016 Ohio Mock Trial High School Championships
Watch the following full length videos from the 2015 Showcase. Both trials are the Benjamin, et. al., v. Napoleon, et. al., based on the book Animal Farm by George Orwell:
Dominion Middle School v. Perrysburg Junior High School
2013 Ohio Mock Trial Middle School Showcase
Moot Court focuses on the appellate court process: students present a simulated oral argument and respond to questions posed by a panel of volunteer judges.
Supreme Court of Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor and Ohio Center for Law RElated Education Board Member Jonathan Hollingsworth introduce the 2014 Moot Court Case:
2015 High School We the People State Competition
We the People Video Tutorial!
Teacher PJ Babb and her students from West Carrollton High School demonstrate a We the People hearing. This video will show you how to get started and learn about student benefits, hearing structure, scoring details, resources, and more.
An instructional program based on the history and principles of the United States constitutional democracy for middle school students, culminating in simulated congressional hearings.
Teams of middle school students throughout Ohio research problems of injustice in their schools and communities and work with elected officials, school boards, or school administrators to implement their solutions.
An annual two-day workshop specially designed to give teachers an insider’s view of state government.
This two-day fall conference gathers educators and presenters from throughout the state to learn about and discuss “hot topics” in the field of civics and law-related education.
The Ohio Center for Law Related Education is sponsored by the Supreme Court of Ohio, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Office of the Ohio Attorney General, and the ACLU of Ohio Foundation. Many of OCLRE’s programs are made possible in part by Grants from the Ohio State Bar Foundation. Special thanks to the Ohio State Bar Association and Court News Ohio for producing these videos!
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