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    Mock Trial Team sets the bar high in court competitions

    The Queens College Mock Trial, formed in 2013, enables students to learn how to argue cases, examine and cross-examine witnesses and be comfortable in the courtroom setting. Although the trial is simulated, the knowledge gained from these exercises is invaluable. “We are given a fictitious case by the American Mock Trial Association and the goal is to work with the case material given to construct an argument for the case and compete against other colleges and universities with that argument,” member Victoria Tan said. In their last case – Lee Park vs. Duran, a case of intentional shooting versus parental negligence – Tan won the Outstanding Attorney Award. In addition,…