The County Coordinator will investigate the grounds for the protest and has the

The county coordinator will investigate the grounds

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County Coordinator and to the teacher-coach of the opposing team. The County Coordinator will investigate the grounds for the protest and has the discretion to make a ruling on the protest or refer the matter directly to the LYC Committee. The County Coordinator’s decision can be appealed to the LYC Committee. c. Hostile or discourteous protests will not be considered.
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2018-2019 Mock Trial Case (Final Version Nov 5 2018) Includes all corrections made as of FEB 7, 2019 12 13. JUDGING THE DECISIONS OF THE JUDGE ARE FINAL. 14. ORDER OF THE TRIAL The trial shall proceed in the following manner: Opening statement by plaintiff’s attorney/prosecuting attorney Opening statement by defense attorney Direct examination of first plaintiff/prosecution witness Cross-examination of first plaintiff/prosecution witness Re-direct examination of first plaintiff/prosecution witness, if requested Re-cross examination, if requested (but only if re-direct examination occurred) Direct examination of second plaintiff/prosecution witness Cross-examination of second plaintiff/prosecution witness Re-direct examination of second plaintiff/prosecution witness, if requested Re-cross examination, if requested (but only if re-direct examination occurred) Direct examination of third plaintiff/prosecution witness Cross-examination of third plaintiff/prosecution witness Re-direct examination of third plaintiff/prosecution witness, if requested Re-cross examination, if requested (but only if re-direct examination occurred) Plaintiff/prosecution rests Direct examination of first defense witness Cross-examination of first defense witness Re-direct examination of first defense witness, if requested Re-cross examination, if requested (but only if re-direct examination occurred) Direct examination of second defense witness Cross-examination of second defense witness Re-direct examination of second defense witness, if requested Re-cross examination, if requested (but only if re-direct examination occurred) Direct examination of third defense witness Cross-examination of third defense witness Re-direct examination of third defense witness, if requested Re-cross examination, if requested (but only if re-direct examination occurred) Defense rests Closing arguments by defense attorney Closing arguments by plaintiff’s attorney/prosecuting attorney
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2018-2019 Mock Trial Case (Final Version Nov 5 2018) Includes all corrections made as of FEB 7, 2019 13 15. TIME LIMITS a. The following time limits apply: Opening Statement ......................... 5 minutes for each team Direct Examination ......................... 10 minutes for each witness Cross Examination .......................... 10 minutes for each witness Closing Argument ........................... 10 minutes for each team b. At all county and regional trials, the time will be kept by two timekeepers. Each team shall provide one of the timekeepers. Timekeeper shall be a student of the participating school. A school may use a student witness who is not a witness during a particular phase of the trial. (For example, a defense witness can keep time when the plaintiff/prosecution attorneys are presenting their case.) The timekeepers will use one watch and shall agree as to when a segment of the trial (e.g., the
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