In this lesson students explore the rules of evidence, apply them to hypothetical situations, compose their own objectionable questions, and use those questions to practice making objections in mock trials.
The following files are included in this resource:
- Lesson 7—Rules of Evidence (editable Word file)
- Lesson 7—Rules of Evidence (PDF)
This is lesson 7 of 11 in Street Law’s Classroom Guide to Mock Trials. Together, these lessons help set the stage for a successful mock trial experience—from voir dire to closing arguments to evaluation tools.
You can access a .PDF of the full Classroom Guide and/or single lessons from the guide using the links below:
- Complete Classroom Guide to Mock Trials (2021 Edition)
- Lesson 1—Setting the Scene
- Lesson 2—Steps in a Trial
- Lesson 3—Making of a Jury: Voir Dire
- Lesson 4—Creating a Theory of the Case
- Lesson 5—Opening Statements
- Lesson 6—Composing Questions for Direct and Cross-examination
- Lesson 8—Procedures for Evidence
- Lesson 9—Closing Arguments
- Lesson 10—Mock Trial Preparation
- Lesson 11—The Mock Trial
- Practice Trial: People v. Taylor
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