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Two neighborhood schools are participating in an upcoming mock trial competition.

Woodrow Wilson High School and Bishop Lynch High School are two East Dallas schools sending teams to the 43rd annual Texas High School Mock Trial Competition.

Six North Texas schools are sending teams, and there will be 24 teams from across the state competing. These schools have competed to be recognized among the best in their districts and regions.

Dallas judges and attorneys will be jurors, and they will select the teams that are best prepared and showcase the best presentation skills. Students will be plaintiffs, defense attorneys and witnesses participating in a case written by local attorneys.

The competition will be held at the George Allen Courthouse. Rounds 1-4 are scheduled for 8:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. March 4 and 8:30 a.m. March 5.

The semi-final round is at 1:30 p.m. March 5, and the final is at 4 p.m. March 5.

Whichever school wins the competition will advance to the National Mock Trial Competition, held virtually May 5-7.

 


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