A new club was formed for us last year, The Latin School Mock Trial Team. In this club, we are given the chance to act out real-life cases and practice the law. After a case is chosen for a competition, we are assigned a role as either a lawyer or a witness, and we have to prepare our part as if we were really going to court.

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This club has supplied me with actual law training, helped tremendously with public speaking and has given me the chance to meet new people in my school. I have met some of my best friends through this club, and it is something I look forward to every Friday.

Get this club started in your school. It is a great way to challenge yourself, acquire valuable skills and have fun, all at the same time.