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Mock Trial team teaches real-life law experience

Mock Trial team teaches real-life law experience

Jack Reinseth, Distribution Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Activities

According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 11, you’re innocent until proven guilty, which means you have the right to a trial in the court of law. Students in our school with the support of Ekberg and Lammers Law Firm have joined a club called Mock Trial. Mock Trial is a club like any...

Reactions of increased radicalization in United States

Reactions of increased radicalization in United States

Megan Karnuth, Online Editor-in-Chief
January 3, 2017
Filed under Focus

  Due to the recent election results, there has been a rise of what some are calling radicalization. People believe women, minorities, and the LGBT community will be oppressed because of things Trump has said before and during the election. Others just will not accept that Trump is presid...

Simpson furthers education on future career through Mock Trial

Simpson furthers education on future career through Mock Trial

Katie Freichels, Photographer
December 5, 2016
Filed under People

Ever since senior Governess Simpson got highly addicted to the Netflix series, "How to Get Away With Murder", her interest in law took a whole other level. She decided to join the Mock Trial team after she had been highly successful in the Debate Team and the Speech Team. "I thought that Mock Trial would complement my two main extra...

Paving the future for upcoming lawyers

Paving the future for upcoming lawyers

Katelyn Weisbrod, Head Copy Editor
April 8, 2015
Filed under Local News, News

The six-month mock trial season wrapped up on March 6. Stillwater placed second overall at the Minnesota state competition. This is the second year that Stillwater has had a team. Seniors Nick Sabin, Rachel Hartwig and Mitchell Sell started the team after they had a mock trial class their sophomo...

Mock trial goes to state

Mock trial goes to state

Clara Ilkka
March 30, 2014
Filed under Activities, Lifestyle, Local News

Making it to state in any activity, whether it is a sport or an academic competition, is usually seen as an accomplishment. Yet becoming good enough to make it there? That takes time, often in the form of years, to do. Making it to state in the first year of anything sounds absurd.  But that is exa...

Stillwater has caught mock trial fever

Stillwater has caught mock trial fever

Annie McHugh
November 22, 2013
Filed under Activities, Home, Local News, News

Competitive mock trials have been growing in popularity in recent years, and this trending competition has finally made its way to Stillwater Area High School. The brand new Stillwater Mock Trial Team is already up and running, and getting ready for their upcoming season. The team was formed because of th...

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