The Power of Attorney
Aug 14, 2009

The USC Mock Trial Team — composed of mostly USC College undergrads — ranks among the nation’s best. Civil rights attorney Olu Orange founded and runs the program.

2009 Leibowitz Award Winner: MiRi Song
May 7, 2009

MiRi Song is Top-Choice for the 2009 Samuel S. Leibowitz Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy

Team Members Perform LAUSD Document Review For Public Counsel and L.A. Dignity In Schools Campaign
Apr 16, 2009

USC Mock Trial Team members have joined the fight to end "zero tolerance" policies that result in children being "pushed out" of school.

USC Mock Trial Team Closes Out Its Nationals Season With Sixth Place ORCS Finish
Mar 22, 2009

March 22, 2009, with a record of 5-3, the USC Mock Trial Team tied for sixth place at the Opening Round Championship Series tournament in Irvine, California.

USC College Doubles Available Credit and Adds Letter Grade For Mock Trial
Mar 16, 2009

POSC 398, the academic course component for the USC Mock Trial Team, has been changed!!!

USCMTT Finishes Regionals Season With Maximum National Bids
Feb 22, 2009

Four days and eight rounds of regional competition spread across two cities produced the maximum number of national tournament bids that can be earned by any school for the USC Mock Trial Team.

USC Mock Trial Team Performs Client Intake For $13 Million Civil Rights Class Action
Feb 4, 2009

On February 4, 2009, the Los Angeles City Council approved a $13 million settlement for victims of police brutality suffered during the so-called "May Day Melee of 2007." During the Summer of 2007, USC Mock Trial Team members performed client intake for the civil rights class action case brought on the victims' behalf.

Casey Wong and Aaron Macris Bring "Outstanding" End To Invitationals Season
Jan 19, 2009

Team members Aaron Macris and Casey Wong capped-off the final invitational tournament by earning individual awards at UCLA.

Mock Trial Team Members Work On Behalf of Their First Real Clients Through GRAP
Nov 21, 2008

On November 21, 2008, the USC Mock Trial Team participated in Public Counsel’s General Relief Advocacy Project (GRAP), also referred to as a Homelessness Prevention Law Project. Since 2001, participating USCMT team members have been trained to assist individuals fighting to keep food, shelter and General Relief benefits in hearings and other processes in the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) offices.

USC Mock Trial Team Opens Season With Outstanding Finish & Perfect Scores in Arizona
Nov 9, 2008

On November 9, 2008, the USC Mock Trial Team opened its season by placing three teams in the top ten at the Great Sonoran Showdown in Arizona, hosted by the University of Arizona. In addition to the Team's outstanding placement, multiple individuals were recognized for their performances.

USC Mock Trial Team Sweeps Regional Competition
Feb 1, 2007

Team to advance to national competition in Florida in April