Rhode Island Legal/Educational Partnership
 Rhode Island Legal/Educational Partnership
Rhode Island Legal/Educational Partnership

Rhode Island Legal/Educational Partnership

Past Champions:
2013 Tollgate High School
2012 Providence Country Day
2011 Toll Gate High School
2010 Toll Gate High School
2009 St. Mary Academy Bay View
2008 La Salle Academy
2007 Toll Gate High School
2006 The Wheeler School
2005 Providence Country Day
2004 The Wheeler School
2003 Moses Brown
2002 The Wheeler School
2001 St. Mary Academy Bay View
2000 Tiverton High School
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Rhode Island Legal/Educational Partnership

2013-2014 Mock Trial Tournament Standings
Rhode Island Legal/Educational Partnership (the Partnership) is located in Providence, Rhode Island.  The Partnership has produced the Rhode Island Mock Trial Tournament since 1984, and is an independent 501 (c) (3), not-for-profit agency chartered in 1983 as an alliance of legal and educational professionals committed to promoting a public understanding of the law and the legal process through law-related and civic education.  Law-related education (LRE) is a practical strategy for teaching the relationship of law to daily living.  It promotes civic responsibility, involving students in high school, junior high school and middle school across the state in the learning process by using interactive strategies and community resources.

The Partnership in collaboration with the Rhode Island Judiciary and Rhode Island College offers four week-long court based institutes, Summer Institutes on the Courts.  Since the program began in 1987, hundreds of educators have earned graduate credits, professional development or continuing education credits while getting a unique behind-the-scenes look at the judicial system.  Each institute is a mix of court observations, related discussions and panels, plus one or more fieldtrips.

Our goal is to educate the student participants about the judicial system and provide them the opportunity to attain new perspectives, and gain self-confidence in ways that classroom learning alone cannot provide while working as a team.  These goals could not be accomplished without the large number of Rhode Island teachers, administrators, lawyers, judges and other volunteers who provide an impressive amount of time and valuable services to the Mock Trial Tournament.  If it were not for the assistance of these volunteers, the Tournament would not be the success it has been and is today.  We are sure that the students will have an experience that they will treasure for years' to come.

We hope to hear from you soon!
Please call us at 401-263-6171.
Our Supporters:
The annual Rhode Island Mock Trial Tournament is made possible by grants from the Rhode Island Bar Foundation, the Rhode Island Department of Education General Assembly Grant; donations from the United Way/SECA (#4975), EM4B, and contributions from various in-kind supporters, volunteers and individuals likes you.


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