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NIU’s Mock Trial teams have once again had a successful season – and it’s not over yet! This past weekend, two NIU teams competed at the American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) Regional Tournament in Joliet, IL – one of 27 sanctioned regional tournaments in the country held over three weekends in February. There were a...
One of the youngest programs in the country, NIU’s undergraduate mock trial program started in 2012 and is already earning a national reputation, recently hosting a tournament on campus that drew teams from across the United States. Last month, NIU’s Political Science Department and the Law School hosted 22 teams from across the country who...
In just the program’s fifth year, NIU’s mock trial team has earned its second consecutive bid to the American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) upcoming National Championship Tournament. NIU went 6-2—with wins over Northwestern, Wheaton College and the University of Arizona included—during the Opening Round of Championship Series (ORCS) competition in Geneva last month, earning one...
Kristen Stoicescu and Alonte Holliday
If winning is a crime, NIU’s mock trial team is guilty. At the American Mock Trial Association’s opening round of the championship series (ORCS) held this month in Geneva, the Huskie team was named as one of six “Outstanding Trial Teams” and finished with the third best overall record. Their prowess in the courtroom earned...
The verdict is in on NIU’s mock trial team, and they’re guilty of winning. At the American Mock Trial Association regional competition held last month in Joliet, an NIU mock trial team went undefeated and advanced to the national tournament for the first time in the university’s history. “We’ve made remarkable strides since the beginning...