New Utrecht High School competes during the first round at Fordham Law School.

Welcome to the 30th MENTOR Moot Court Competition

November 12, 2014 – The 30th Annual MENTOR  Moot Court competition has begun! This fall, 45 teams from all five boroughs are competing during preliminary rounds at the Fordham University School of Law. Students will argue as both petitioners and [...]

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NYC High School Mock Trial Registration is Open!

November 12, 2014: The Justice Resource Center (JRC), in partnership with the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), provides high school students the opportunity to participate in a citywide Mock Trial competition, with the winning team moving on to the NYS finals. Teams [...]

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National Student/Parent Mock Election, Register by Oct. 30!

September 30, 2014: The National Student/Parent Mock Election is the nation’s largest civic education project. Since 1980, more than 50 million children, teens and adults have learned what it means to be an American by participating in the NSPME. Students of all ages — and [...]

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Law Teachers: Sign Up for NYC Votes Youth Voting Workshop

September 30, 2014 – This year, the NYC Campaign Finance Board is sponsoring the NYC Votes Youth Voting Workshop. The Workshop is an interactive, discussion-based session that provides students with a comprehensive overview of city government, the functions of each [...]

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5th Graders at PS 122 Awarded “Outstanding” for Project Citizen Portfolio

August 12, 2014: Congratulations to PS 122 Mamie Fay school and Anna Marketos’ 5th grade (now incoming 6th grade) class for their “Outstanding ” award at the Project Citizen National Showcase! Project Citizen is designed to engage students of all [...]

 

Welcome to the 30th MENTOR Moot Court Competition

New Utrecht High School competes during the first round at Fordham Law School.

November 12, 2014 – The 30th Annual MENTOR  Moot Court competition has begun! This fall, 45 teams from all five boroughs are competing during preliminary rounds at the Fordham University School of Law. Students will argue as both petitioners and respondents for the case, Troy Baker v. U.S., written by the Fordham Law Moot Court Board.

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NYC High School Mock Trial Registration is Open!

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November 12, 2014: The Justice Resource Center (JRC), in partnership with the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), provides high school students the opportunity to participate in a citywide Mock Trial competition, with the winning team moving on to the NYS finals. Teams of 6-12 students  compete at least twice in a multiple-elimination round tournament. A team can be from a designated course, or an after school program.

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