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NIU Law to Host Trial Competition

On Saturday, March 23rd, the NIU College of Law is hosting Southern Illinois University School of Law for a dual trial competition at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at Swen Parson Hall in the Francis X. Riley Courtroom. The case is a charge of armed robbery and attempted murder and will be tried to live juries who will deliberate a verdict. The trials will be presided over by presently sitting Illinois state court judges. The competition, designed to give students trial experience, is organized by Distinguished Professor David Taylor, who also serves as Director of Skills Training.

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For more information, contact:
Melody Mitchell
Alumni Events & Public Relations
(815) 753-9655 or mmitchell@niu.edu