365体育滚球学院 模拟试验 is the nation’s most successful collegiate mock trial program. Last year, our team qualified for its 33rd consecutive National Championship Tournament. 自1987年成立以来, 我们已经参加了9轮全国冠军赛, 4次获得全国冠军, 培养了70多名全美选手, 并获得了10次雷诺兹教练奖. 我们项目的创始人，Dr. Marcus Pohlmann, is a Hall of Fame coach and a Past President of the American 模拟试验 Association.
To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Rhodes 模拟试验, we started a mock trial academy for talented high school mock trial students from all over the country. 我们已经开发了这个程序, we have decided to offer students the chance to study on campus for one week. 学生 will have the opportunity to work with experienced coaches, who have a demonstrated record of success developing skills in public speaking and presentation, and learn how to effectively present an argument and develop an understanding of constitutional laws related to the judicial system.
American 模拟试验 Association Board of Directors 2014-2017 (Executive Committee Member, 个案委员会委员, 比赛回应委员会主席)
学生 will live on campus with other students participating in the program, be supervised by current national team members of the Rhodes 模拟试验 Program, and work inside and outside the classroom to develop skills in trial advocacy.
除了日常课程, students will have the opportunity to learn more about the city of Memphis. Last summer our students met with both state and federal court judges, 参观了国家民权博物馆, and visited the site where Elvis recorded his first album.
- A typical day will begin with a group breakfast from 8-9 a.m.
- 从早上9点开始.m.-12 p.m. students will study theories of advocacy and criminal trial rights through a combination of lectures on the constitutional theories behind rights of confrontation and the federal rules of evidence, 组工作, 以及实际应用.
- 从12点到1点.m. students will eat together in the campus dining facilities.
- 从1-4页.m. 学生们将为开幕式做准备, 关闭, 指导, 以及基于事实模式的交叉盘问, with assistance from both our instructors and teaching assistants.
- 4-5 p.m. 有监督的空闲时间.
- 5-6 p.m. 晚餐是小团体的吗.
- 6-9 p.m. each evening will involve group social activities (模拟试验 Mafia, 极限飞盘游戏, 电影之夜)
- 9-10:30 p.m. 有监督的空闲时间.
- 10:30 p.m. 灯灭了吗?.
在学院的最后一天, students will perform a full trial that will be open to invited guests (parents and friends), 举办小型颁奖典礼, 并获得学院结业证书. 学生 who receive an Academy Certificate of Completion who attend Rhodes in the fall of 2022 or fall of 2023 will be exempt from the requirement to take PLAW 262 Trial Procedures in order to try out for the mock trial team.
学生 will be expected to bring writing material (notebook paper, legal pads) and professional attire for the final trial, 还有一些乐趣, costume options for those interested in witness roles. 所有的书, 案例材料, and exhibits will be provided by the academy and will be available for the students to keep.
学生 applying before February 15 will receive an early bird discount of $300. 学生将获得1个课程学分.
While we do not offer a formal financial aid package at this time, students who need financial assistance may submit a request for financial aid, a two page personal statement on why they are passionate about studying law, 还有老师的推荐信. These essays should be submitted to Professor Eldridge via email upon acceptance to the program.
- Early decision application deadline is February 15.
- Early decision acceptances will be sent by March 1.
- To hold your early decision seat, you must submit a non-refundable $200 deposit by April 1.
- 常规申请截止日期为4月1日. After April 1, applications may still be reviewed on a rolling basis. If you are interested in attending the Academy and missed the deadline, 请给学院主任发电子邮件 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Regular application seats must be secured with a non-refundable $200 deposit by April 30.
The 模拟审判学院 will be adhering to all campus policies regarding COVID-19 protocols. Please continue to check this page for updates regarding vaccination requirements, 屏蔽的需求, and health and safety guidelines for summer program students.