Plaintiff's opening statement motor tort: part 1 and part 2 (or read the entire first day of the trial to see it in full context) defense opening (state farm) part 1 and part 2 car accident plaintiff's opening statement ( click here for complete transcript of the entire trial . Battered woman's syndrome (bws) bws plays a big part in the challenge b mock trial case ms barbara barrett is suspected to be suffering from bws the purpose of these flashcards is to increase awareness and basic knowledge about bws. Judges in the classroom battered child syndrome - mock trial-2-b prior to the trial, introduce yourself to the students, and tell a little bit about what you do, if this is your first class. It was stated that she tried to go women's shelters and find a safe place to escape but she was trapped, and therefore, helpless the doctor at the emergency room also testified that she was definitely suffering from battered woman syndrome.
Images about cc challenge b debate mock trial on pinterest meanwhile, in order to distract the animals from their hardships and frustrations, napoleon increases the amount of propaganda on animal farm. The 7-8th graders at st paul's lutheran school put together a mock trial in this trial, dominique stephens has been accused of murdering her husband, donovan stephens. Mock trial preparation guide: prosecution and battered women's syndrome write definitions for each of create opening and closing statements that you will. The georgia high school mock trial competition is a male nurse claims to be fired from women's hospital because of his sex defense is battered woman syndrome.
In order to prove battered women syndrome the defense must prove the presence of severe and frequent physical and emotional abuse, leading to a condition of learned helplessness symptoms of learned helplessness can include financial dependence on the batterer, forced. Mock trial defense team posted feb 29, 2012 23:41:25 by ccwchallenge need to discuss the cycles of bws, how dana defines them, how barbara's life shows them, and how we can use snippets from the prosecution's witnesses to support it as well. Rumble in the jungle written by staff in press releases media advisory for immediate release: october 24, 2012 (houston, texas) the thurgood marshall school of law mock trial advocacy program is pleased to announce that attorney jerry galow and attorney letitia quinones will try the case, state of longhorn v.
A woman admits to shooting and killing her husband and is charged with first degree murder she asserts that she acted in self-defense after suffering years of severe physical and emotional abuse. Mock trial opening statement to you is she had battered woman syndrome and it caused her to kill him in self defense most crucial part of the trial - after. Defense opening and closing statements martha monroe, defendant, can testify to the awful abuse she has suffered from her husband george, abuse which at times was.
Go to google scholar and find some articles on battered women's syndrome your job is to show that donna's behavior fit within your justification defense you must elicit every fact from each witness which confirms that donna was in fear, it was her house and she had no duty to retreat. Battered child syndrome - mock trial source: written by julia gold of the institute for citizen education in the law, seattle, wa staff at the washington state administrative office of the courts (aoc) updated the lesson in 2012. Murder case - united states vs martha monroe roles in mock trials (23) --the judges (3) - the bailiff (2) -the clerks (2) for the prosecution, 1. As evidence, the handout provides a police report the defendant's medical report and witness statements from the defendant, a detective, the former director of a woman's shelter, the defendant's brother, the director of the emergency medical services at washington hospital center, and an expert on the battered woman syndrome.
Expert testimony comparing the characteristics of your client to those of others who suffer from battered women's syndrome was deemed admissible in the pre-daubert era, see state v richardson , 189 wis2d 418(ct app 1994. A 'young girl' was sentenced to 10 years in a mock trial for illegal entry, burglary of porridge and vandalism of a small chair in the home of three bears just outside of tampa bay. The most common form of syndrome testimony that has been introduced in the courtroom is battered woman syndrome testimony for the most part, this testimony has been offered in homicide trials of battered women who have killed their abusers.
Criminal law: issues of youth violence, homicide, and privacy when a high school senior shoots a fellow student and claims self-defense, the testimony of a psychotherapist becomes critical. Mock trial opening statement for battered women s syndrome academic honesty should the battered woman syndrome be admissible as a murder defense in american courts and should expert testimony be permitted on such a syndrome. If you have a mock trial tip, suggestions, example/ examples, outline / outlines, sample / samples, template or templates, or suggestions how how to write good mock trial content, please leave us a comment. Women, read a mock trial transcript, and rendered a verdict the results indicated non- significant findings for the effects of expert testimony and response history on verdict.