Witness examination involves a team of two students acting as junior and senior barristers, examining and cross-examining two witnesses in order to extract information relevant to either the prosecution or defence‚Äôs case. Objections are encouraged!
Students will be required to be familiar with the area of criminal law at question (i.e. assault). However, minimal preparation is required!
The competition will run for approximately 60 minutes. That time is inclusive of both teams speaking and the judges providing a brief post analysis.
This competition is formal; business attire is required. Judges may interrupt counsel to ask them questions. Court etiquette is essential.
Opens: Monday April 1st¬†at 9am
Closes: Monday April 15th¬†at 5pm
Monday April 22nd
Wednesday April 24th
Friday April 26th
May 1st 6pm
THE FINAL WILL BE HELD AT THE NORTON ROSE OFFICES:
485 Bourke Street
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED