Materials Used

The following items & materials are used as part of the teaching programme:

  • Video Excerpts
  • Case Studies
  • Mock Trial Materials
  • Written Notes
  • Blackboard
  • Overhead Projector

Workshop type discussions and moot courts also form part of the programme.

In order for participating pupils to gain the maximum benefit from the module, we encourage students to view a film (Twelve Angry Men) on one of the school days which immediately precede the commencement of the course. The running time of the said video is approximately 92 minutes and it can be rented for an afternoon from all leading video rental stores.

Ideally, it should be viewed in one uninterrupted session. Further information and advice re: same will be furnished to you upon acceptance of your application.

Pictured are the winners of the Annual Mock Trial Competition 2007, Aibhlin O’Leary and Anne O’Donavan from Coláiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon, Co. Cork.

Mr. Garret Doyle, C.E.O., Independent Colleges presenting mock trial prizes to the Watson brothers, Simon and Callum, members of the Abbey Community College team, Boyle, Co. Roscommon which reached the national semi-finals of Mock Trials ‘08.