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Program gives high school students a 'supreme' experience

"Summer Enrichment Experience" featured in the Baltimore Sun

August 11, 2018 8:28 AM

Shaun Cunningham, a rising senior at Catonsville High School, said he might be interested in pursuing a career in law.

That’s why the Catonsville resident is in a moot court class at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Cunningham is one of 11 students in the class.

A moot court is similar to a mock trial, but on a different level. In a mock trial, participants present evidence and make a case, trying to convince a judge or jury to see their point of view.

In a moot court, the trial has already happened, and participants are arguing the legal validity of a case — the moot court is the appellate court version of a mock trial.

Read more in the Baltimore Sun.
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