Four Dallas ISD mock trial teams advance to state competition


The mock trial team from the Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet took first place at the recent 2020 Dallas Regional Mock Trial competition.

The Law Magnet advances to the state competition with teams from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Skyline High School and the School for the Talented and Gifted (TAG). Twenty-four high schools participated in the Dallas Regional Mock Trial competition.

Dallas ISD will also send a courtroom artist to state who won first place in the Dallas Regional competition, Emma Hornbostel from TAG.

The state contest is set for March 6-7 at the George Allen Court House in Dallas.

Sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas ISD Social Studies Department, Mock Trial gives participating students basic knowledge of the law, legal issues and the judicial process.


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