Gene Franchini High School Mock Trial
An Innovative, Hands-On Experience in the Law
Mock trial is an innovative, hands-on experience in the law for high school students of all ages and abilities. Every year hundreds of New Mexico teenagers and their teacher advisors and attorney coaches spend the beetter part of the school year researching, studying and preparing a hypothetical courtroom trial involving issues that are important and interesting to young people.
2015 State Finals Results
2015 State Champion
Volcano Vista Platinum
Making history, Volcano Vista High School's Platinum and Black mock trial teams finished 1 and 2 at the state finals, March 20 and 21. Sandia Prep rounded out the top finishers. The competition was hosted by the Bernalillo Country Metropolitan Courthouse. VV Platinum will represent New Mexico at the 2015 National Mock Trial Championship in Raleigh, NC, this May.
About The Center for Civic Values
CCV was founded originally in 1962 as the New Mexico Bar Foundation and is organized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable and educational corporation. Our offices are in Albuquerque, New Mexico; we have program activities throughout the state; and, our educational materials are used in classrooms and mock trial programs across the country.
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