Campbell Law Hosts 21st Annual N.C. Advocates for Justice High School Mock Trial State Championship
Raleigh, NC, March 02, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Campbell Law School (http://law.campbell.edu), has announced that it will host the 21st annual North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) High School Mock Trial State Championship on March 1-2. Eight regional champion teams from across the state will compete for the state title, as well as the opportunity to represent North Carolina at the National High School Mock Trial Competition in Indianapolis this May.
Competition rounds will begin on Saturday, March 2, at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m., with award presentations slated for 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Each team will compete in at least two rounds of competition, arguing one time each for the plaintiff and the defense, with the top two teams advancing to the finals. This year’s civil case deals with the fallout from sports-related concussions.
Regional Champions participating in the competition include:
- Asheville Champion (T. C. Roberson)
- Charlotte Champion (Hendersonville)
- Fayetteville Champion (Village Christian Academy)
- Greenville Champion (J. H. Rose)
- High Point Champion (Gaston Christian)
- Hillsborough Champion (Central Carolina Homeschoolers)
- Raleigh Champion (Raleigh Charter)
- Wilmington Champion (Isaac Bear Early College)
The annual NCAJ High School Mock Trial State Championship competition is operated by the Carolina Center for Civic Education. For more information, visit http://ncmocktrial.org/.
“We are excited to host this year’s state competition,” said Campbell Law Advocacy Director and professor Dan Tilly. “These high school students have worked diligently to reach the state championship and we look forward to seeing their work during the competition.”
About Campbell Law:
Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,200 alumni, including 2,200 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 25 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit http://law.campbell.edu.
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