March 2, 2018

Peel board students tackle tough legal issues at annual mock trial tournament

​Law students in grades 11 and 12, representing the Peel and Dufferin-Peel Catholic district school boards and St. Jude's Academy private school, will grapple with concepts of law and justice during the 15th annual Peel Mock Trial Tournament, which takes place on March 2 and March 23 at the A. Grenville and William Davis Courthouse in Brampton.

The tournament has been organized by the Peel Justice Education Network, which consists of members of Peel region's judicial, legal and education systems. Each school had access to two lawyers who volunteered to support the school team with its case preparation. The tournament is supported by a generous financial contribution and other in-kind donations from the Ontario Justice Education Network.

The tournament will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on March 2 and from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 23. The closing ceremony will take place on March 23 at 1 p.m..  ​

The A. Grenville and William Davis Courthouse is located at 7755 Hurontario St. in Brampton.​

 


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