A Mock Trial team from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is headed to the West Coast for the Opening Round Championship Series Tournament of the American Mock Trial Association’s National Championship.
The UTC Mock Trial team is on fire after winning five and tying one of their eight cases at American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) Regional Tournament this February. For the first time in their fifteen year history, the team has won a bid to nationals.
Students involved in Mock Trial at UTC get to try their hand at a real court case without the threat of legal repercussions. Mock Trial is a trial simulation that provides great skills for a wide variety of students, not just Political Science majors and future lawyers. Teams of six to ten students play the parts of lawyers and witnesses before a real judge.