The mock trial case materials consist of the Problem (a statement of facts, prosecution/plaintiff and defense witness statements, exhibits, legal authorities), the Rules (of competition and simplified rules of evidence) and the Mock Trial Teacher Coach Manual. The Tips and Advice pages on this site contain a variety of information to help you build your team, to become a skilled student attorney, or to develop as a star student witness.

The problem is for use by participants of New Mexico Mock Trial and shall not be shared with non-participants. All of these materials are copyright protected and may not be altered or adapted without the express written permission of the Center for Civic Values.

The Problem

The Center for Civic Values is proud to share the 2024 Gene Franchini New Mexico High School Mock Trial Case. The case will be posted on October 1, 2023 by…
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Each year, CCV staff and the Mock Trial Committee carefully review the mock trial case materials. We try to catch every error, but nobody’s perfect. Additionally, through the course of…
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