Cobble Hill teens litigate on Law Day

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.

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    



May 16, 2012 - 4:01pm



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