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Mock Trial elects new club officers at end-of-season potluck

Mock Trial elects new club officers at end-of-season potluck

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019


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As the Mock Trial season draws to a close, the club members celebrate their successes with a potluck and new club officer elections. Every year, the Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) puts out a case packet for a "criminal case" that focuses on a constitutional issue. This year, the case was called...

Students reflect on their participation in Mock Trial

Students reflect on their participation in Mock Trial

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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Any activities involving group collaboration has its lessons, like sports. Mock Trial may not be a sport, but it sure is competitive. Yet similar to athletics, it's not all about what you are doing — it's about the benefits and takeaways one can receive from doing such things. "Mock Trial really ...

Mock Trial closes the case on a successful season

Mock Trial closes the case on a successful season

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


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When it comes to Mock Trial, Carlmont is one of the best public schools in the county. By winning third place at this year's regional competition, Mock Trial finished with their best performance in nearly a decade. “I think, overall, the team hasn’t done this well since the late ‘90s,” sa...

Murder trial of Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius begins

Murder trial of Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius begins

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014


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The murder trial of South African runner Oscar Pistorius about the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, began on March 3 in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius reportedly shot Steenkamp at his home on the night of Feb. 14, 2013. The athlete stated that he had believed that there was an intruder...

Alleged Hillsdale bomber put on trial

Alleged Hillsdale bomber put on trial

March 18, 2011


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After hearing voices from as far back as middle school, it seems Youshock’s mental disorders got the best of him. Youshock arrived at Hillsdale High School on Aug. 20, 2009 bearing bombs, a sword, and a chain saw he previous named “Collie” after the 1993 school massacre at Columbine High Scho...

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