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Mock Trial Competition

The Delaware High School Mock Trial competition takes place at the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center in Wilmington on the last Friday and Saturday of February, annually. We encourage all high schools to participate, regardless of experience. Resources and materials for new teams, as well as attorney coaches can be provided upon request. 

Don't miss out on this fun and engaging weekend for your students!

Opportunities for your students

Know Your Rights Workshops
We will bring prosecutors, police officers and defense attorneys with us to teach students about their rights under the 4th amendment and DE criminal law. In this engaging workshop, students not only learn what their rights are, but how and when to assert them so that they are safe and empowered
Lunch & Learn - Meet a panel of lawyers
DELREC will bring pizza and a panel of diverse attorneys, working in a variety of fields to meet your students. We can work around your schedule and come directly to your classroom!
Argue like a Lawyer
We will bring in law professionals to facilitate a civil discourse workshop. In this engaging hour, students will learn how to structure an argument, back it up with evidence, listen actively, and formulate relevant rebuttals. 
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Partner with a Law Firm
DELREC can facilitate group connections with the lawyers of a firm.
YMCA Judicial Program
Teens from any school or area YMCA can participate in mock oral argument cases and propose legislation in this thriving state-wide program.
Teacher Resources

High School Curricula

In partnership with the Center for Civic Education and the Delaware Social Studies Coalition, DELREC is developing law related curricula for every grade level that meets the State Civics Standard.

Judicial Systems and Legal Authority
Coming Soon
Civil Rights
Coming Soon
Foundations of Law in a Civil Society
Coming Soon

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