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The Bar Council of England and Wales have partnered with the Citizenship Foundation, the UK's leading provider of citizenship education in schools, to provide a set of free interactive and accessible resource, aimed at explaining the judiciary's role in the democratic process. The resources are available here

Click here for Magistrates Court Mock Trial Competition Resources 2016/17

 

Click here for Independent Schools Mock Trial Competition Resources 2016/17

 Applications for the Magistrates' Court Mock Trial Competition 2016/17 are now closed. If you would like to register your interest for the 2017/18 competition please do so here. We will email you before applications are open in September.

 

Congratulations to Colyton Grammar School on winning the Magistrates' Court Mock Trial Competition 2015/16.

For more information on the Bar Mock Trial Competition please click here.

Want to bring the Law to life for young people? This site connects teachers with active learning programmes such as the mock trial competitions and quality assured public legal education resources which help young people understand how the law touches every aspect of their life. Law in Schools is an initiative brought to you by the Citizenship Foundation and made possible by the support of the Law Society of England and Wales, the Legal Education Foundation, the Bar Council and the Magistrates' Association. Click here to read more.

 

 

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