Congratulations to the more than 300 students, volunteers, and supporters who participated in the 2016 Cleveland Mock Trial Competition at the Justice Center on May 6! The CMBA extends special thanks to the more than 30 volunteers who served as legal advisors and judicial panelists, as well as the Cleveland Municipal Court for all its help and support that make the competition possible. Ten teams from eight Cleveland high schools competed both as prosecution and defense in a hypothetical criminal case involving the topical issues of free speech, criminal damage, immigration, and laws regarding open carry and protests.
Congratulations to the top teams from this year's competition, as well as to students from Facing History and John Hay Early College, who were recognized as Outstanding Attorneys and Witness.
- First Place: John Hay Early College - Team Truth
- Second Place: Ginn Academy
- Third Place: John Hay School of Science & Medicine
- Honorable mention: Whitney Young and John Hay Early College - Team Justice
To see more video of the mock trial in action, click here.