Cobble Hill teens litigate on Law Day

May 16, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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Kings County Civil Court hosts intense round of mock trials


The Kings County Civil Court, in cooperation with the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA), hosted a Law Day celebration last week that featured three intense rounds of mock trial competitions between freshman and sophomores at the Cobble Hill School for American Studies.

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Kings County Civil Court judge Devin Cohen

Supervising Judge Lisa Ottley (left), who is also a BWBA board member, oversaw Friday's events, while several judges, including Hon. Devin Cohen (right) presided over the fictional cases concerning third-party liability and freedom of the press.

A student finishes her argument as BWBA President-Elect Holly Peck presides.

Teacher and pre-law coordinator Deboarah Fitzgerald proudly watches as her students argue their case.


Eagle photos by Ryan Thompson    



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