Mock Trial

In a new “Mock Trial” debate format, Open to Debate will take on the most important legal questions of our time, with each episode focusing on a high-profile case unfolding in the public square. We’ll translate the art of debate to a high-stakes courtroom case, giving listeners an opportunity to go beyond sensationalized headlines and hear both sides appeal to the jury of public opinion.   The first question to be debated in our new format—or, rather, tried— will be “Is Trump Guilty in the January 6th Case?”   Hear the prosecution and the defense present arguments that we expect to hear…

January 5, 2024
CROSS EXAMINERS
January 5, 2024

In a new “Mock Trial” debate format, Open to Debate will take on the most important legal questions of our time, with each episode focusing on a high-profile case unfolding in the public square. We’ll translate the art of debate to a high-stakes courtroom case, giving listeners an opportunity to go beyond sensationalized headlines and hear both sides appeal to the jury of public opinion.   The first question to be debated in our new format—or, rather, tried— will be “Is Trump Guilty in the January 6th Case?”   Hear the prosecution and the defense present arguments that we expect to hear…

CROSS EXAMINERS

Mock Trial: Murthy v. Missouri - Free Speech, Government and Misinformation on Social Media Platforms

The Supreme Court is taking up a case that could affect how you read about issues during a crucial election year. Government officials concerned about misinformation related to topics such as COVID and election integrity…

Mock Trial: Should the Courts Restrict Access to the Abortion Pill?

About the Trial In a post-Roe v. Wade world, a medication that 63% of women use to undergo an abortion is under consideration by the Supreme Court. Mifepristone was approved as a two-drug regimen for use…
May 10, 2024

Mock Trial: Is Trump Guilty in the January 6th Case?

In a new “Mock Trial” debate format, Open to Debate will take on the most important legal questions of our time, with each episode focusing on a high-profile case unfolding in the public square. We’ll…
January 5, 2024
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