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by Harold Lee, Daily Bruin – March 3, 2003 Fifteen minutes is all the time the UCLA Mock Trial teams need to plan case strategy that will ultimately reveal whether seven-year-old Derrick Smith was killed by an epileptic seizure or hit-and-run driving. And so far, the program’s teams have been doing pretty well with that...
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by Shauntel Lowe, Daily Bruin – April 14, 2005 After becoming the first team west of the Mississippi River to win the American Mock Trial Association national championship last year, the UCLA Mock Trial team went back to Iowa and won again this year, defeating Georgia Tech in the final round. The AMTA held the...
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by Samantha Masunaga, Daily Bruin – March 29, 2009 Stephen Mayer, second-year English student, is president of UCLA Mock Trial, which has won several invitationals and championships and is nationally ranked. He participated in speech and debate in high school and then ventured to mock trials in college. As part of the UCLA Mock Trial...
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by Parisa Mahdad, Daily Bruin – November 10, 2009 UCLA’s Mock Trial team battled for first and third place in Pittsburgh and Kentucky invitationals, respectively, this past weekend. The two tournaments mark the team’s second round of traveling victories after a first-place win in Arizona two weeks ago. One team headed by Jordan Joske, a...
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Des Moines Register – April 18, 2011 A team from UCLA won the College Mock Trial National Championship on Sunday in Des Moines. In the championship trial, UCLA defeated students from New York University, the defending champ, four ballots to one, organizers said. ┬áThe competition ran Friday to Sunday and inluded the top 48 teams...
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by Crystal Hsing, Daily Bruin – April 25, 2011 Court case: A grieving parent sues a toy company for the wrongful death of his 2-year-old son. For the UCLA Mock Trial team, this case may have been fiction, but the stakes were still high at the American Mock Trial Association 27th National Championship Tournament. High...
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by Naheed Rajwani, Daily Bruin – October 2, 2012 Rain pelts a windy road on a stormy, summer night. A white car comes spiraling down, ramming into a nearby tree. The accident leaves one person dead, its cause still up for debate. This isn’t the opening to a movie, or even a short story. The...
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