Mock Trial: People v. Caufield
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Mock Trial: People v. Caufield

Mock Trial: People v. Caufield
Product Code: 3170159
Sponsoring Entities: Division for Public Education
Topics: Constitutional Law, Law Day, Public Education
Format: Public Education - 3170159
Pricing: $5.95 (Regular)
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About the Mock Trial

Criminal law: Issues of carjacking, three strikes, and due process

This case involves a violent carjacking and the arrest of a suspect who was encountered during a house-to-house investigation of the area where the stolen car was found. In an optional pretrial motion based on the Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth amendments to the United States Constitution, students will argue the issues of the use of prior conviction for three strikes and the use of prior conviction to show common plan or design.

Mock trials developed by the Constitutional Rights Foundation include the facts of a hypothetical case, witness statements, relevant legal authorities, complete trial instructions, and procedural guidelines. Each also contains an optional pretrial motion designed to help students gain a deeper understanding of constitutional issues related to the criminal trial process.


Mock trials at this grade level are not scripts, but rather give a set of facts and allow witnesses and lawyers to create testimony and questioning consistent with the facts. They typically have about eight speaking parts. They can usually be presented in one class period or adapted to be presented in that period, but most could take more time if it were available. These mock trials are suggested for use with students in grades 7-12.

Other mock trials are also available at the same price. Please visit our full listing of mock trials for more information.