ERIC Number: ED461528
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Official 1996 Mock Trial Materials for the Twenty-Fourth Annual District of Columbia Public Schools Mock Trial Program. Kyle Wilkins, Plaintiff, v. New Columbia County School District, Defendant.
Ashbrook, Alexandra M.
This guide contains the 1996 mock trial materials for the District of Columbia mock trial program. The trial focuses on a high school student who died of a heart attack attributed to the use of steroids. The plaintiff, the student's father, alleges that the school, its principal, and track coach were negligent in the death because they failed to supervise the safety of students. The guide contains: facts of the case; a statement of claims, defenses, and relief; applicable statutory and case law; rules of the family court in the "New Columbia"; witness statements; a release from liability form signed by the petitioner; safety statistics from the school; a letter from the petitioner to the school warning of the danger of steroid usage; an illustrated information sheet on the warning signs of steroid usage, and a memo from the principal of the school discussing the drug testing of athletes. (TSV)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Citizen Education in the Law, Washington, DC.; Georgetown Univ. Law Center, Washington, DC. Inst. of Criminal Law and Procedure.
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia