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'A Civil Action' in the Geology Classroom part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a Education and Outreach article about the undergraduate honors course at Ohio State University where students serve as expert witnesses and attorneys in a mock trial centered on the ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Mock Trial

Developing analytical and communication skills in a mock-trial course based on the famous Woburn, Massachusetts case part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Detailed account of materials used, assignments, and procedures used for students to run a mock trial based on the geology, hydrology, and water chemistry in the famous 'A Civil Action' trial.

Resource Type: References
Topics: Mock Trial, Legal System

Junk science and the jury part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Interesting read about the failures of the U.S. legal system in allowing non-experts and quasi-experts to testify in trials, thus diluting the impact of science and giving science a poor record in ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Legal System:Jury Trials, Mock Trial, Legal System:Expert Testimony

Contamination of Orangetown: a mock trial and site investigation part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Professional journal article describing the presentation and pedagogy behind using a mock trial as a means to teach groundwater science and the legal system to hydrology students. The lead author is ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Mock Trial

01_trialprocedures (Details) part of SERC Media Collection
Videoclip from a Woburn Mock Trial at Ohio State University. Judge's opening remarks describing to the participants and jurors what will be included in the mock trial and what materials are assumed ...

Resource Type: Mock Trial Materials, Video
Topics: Mock Trial

02_open_plaintiff (Details) part of SERC Media Collection
Videoclip from a Woburn Mock Trial at Ohio State University. Opening statements to the jury made by one of the plaintiffs' attorneys, played by a second year law student at Ohio State. : a ...

Resource Type: Mock Trial Materials, Video
Topics: Mock Trial

03_open_beatrice (Details) part of SERC Media Collection
Videoclip from a Woburn Mock Trial at Ohio State University. Opening statements by the Beatrice attorney, played by a second year law student. : a 7.3MB Flash Video file

Resource Type: Mock Trial Materials, Video
Topics: Mock Trial

04_open_wrgrace (Details) part of SERC Media Collection
Videoclip from a Woburn Mock Trial at Ohio State University. Opening statements to the jury made by the W.R. Grace attorney, played by a first year law student. : a 8.9MB Flash Video file

Resource Type: Mock Trial Materials, Video
Topics: Mock Trial

05_case_plaintiff1 (Details) part of SERC Media Collection
Videoclip from a Woburn Mock Trial at Ohio State University. Direct testimony presented by the plaintiffs' expert geologist, played by an environmental studies major. : a 10.1MB Flash Video ...

Resource Type: Mock Trial Materials, Video
Topics: Mock Trial

06_case_plaintiff2 (Details) part of SERC Media Collection
Videoclip from a Woburn Mock Trial at Ohio State University. Direct testimony presented by the plaintiffs' expert hydrogeologist, played by a geology major. : a 5.3MB Flash Video file

Resource Type: Mock Trial Materials, Video
Topics: Mock Trial

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