Mock Trial team completes season

Mock Trial team completes season

The Mock Trial team ended their season after a loss to Monroe High School in the quarterfinals Nov. 28. They ranked within the top twelve high schools that competed in the annual Los Angeles County Mock Trial competition, which took place at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse. Additionally, courtroom artist Esther Grover ’19 received a Los […]

Mock Trial clinches victory

The Mock Trial team, serving as the prosecution, received its first victory and guilty verdict Nov. 2 at the first trial of the year. The team then won a second round as the defense Nov. 9. Because the cases are set up to ensure the defense has a fair chance of making their case, guilty […]

Mock trial team holds tryouts, selects members

The mock trial team selected 16 members, 15 with roles and one substitute member. Roles included witnesses, defendants, prosecutors and judges. Leaders held tryouts for all interested upper school students Sept. 21. “[The tryouts] were more successful than expected,” team co-captain Ravi Durairaj ’17 said. “We had a lot of people try out, and we […]

New members join Mock Trial club

The Mock Trial captains added nine new members to this year’s team, tri-captain Alec Winshel ’16 said in an email to club members Oct 1. Students who signed up for the Mock Trial Club tried out Sept. 28-30. Each student spent 10 minutes for his or her tryout which determined each students’ positions on the […]

Mock Trial team honored by LA County Supervisors

The Mock Trial team stands outside the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration Feb. 10 after receiving an award as the Senior Division Champions of the Los Angeles County from Supervisor Michael Antonovich. From left to right, Tiffany Kim ’17, Parker Chusid ’15, Timothy Song ’15, David Goldberg ’15, Nadia Rahman ’15, Skylar Reiff ’15, Sebastian […]

Mock Trial wins county championship

Mock Trial became county champions Tuesday, ranking first place of 136 schools at the Los Angeles County Mock Trial finals. The team will be advancing to the state competition in March. The team competed against Peninsula High School in the finals, who received second place. Results were announced at an award ceremony Tuesday evening. Nadia […]

Mock Trial makes competition playoffs

The Mock Trial team made the playoffs in the Los Angeles County competition, ranking in the top six schools out of the 90 that participated. The team participated in three trials for this competition, all of which took place at the Los Angeles Superior Court House. “I think our team did very well, especially considering […]

Mock trial debates in first competition

Students in Mock Trial attended their first competition  Nov. 4. Teams from over 30 counties across California competed in the event. The team portrayed lawyers and witnesses in its own version of a case called “People v. Concha.” “I was nervous because I was the first witness going up, and the other team was going […]

Mock Trial finishes final competition for season

Sade Tavangarian The Mock Trial West Team made it to semifinals and the Lake Team made it to quarterfinals this year. The two teams finished their final competition before Thanksgiving break. The Lake Team reached the third round before losing to the West Team, which placed in the semifinals on Nov. 24 and was in […]