The Mock Review with Ben and Drew

Ben Garmoe of UMBC Mock Trial and Drew Evans of Haverford Mock Trial discuss and debate anything and everything connected to mock trial.

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September 30, 2022 00:34:21
Episode 73: Looking Ahead to the Season

Episode 73: Looking Ahead to the Season

Drew and Ben sit down to discuss a few things related to this season, including the inagural Empire Baltimore Camden Yards Classic, their upcoming interview with case co-chairs Sam and Elise, how the Patreon and Discord are going, their periodic frustration with AMTA's transparency and willingness to speak publicly, and what they are looking forward to in the Fall 2022 invitational season.  If you haven't joined The Mock Review on Patreon, you can do so at Patreon.com/TheMockReview.  ...

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September 16, 2022 00:52:58
Episode 72: AMTA President Johnathan Woodward

Episode 72: AMTA President Johnathan Woodward

Ben and Drew are joined by AMTA President Johnathan Woodward. Johnathan returns to the show to discuss why he decided to run for President, where he sees AMTA heading right now, his efforts to improve the diversity of the AMTA board and the organization as a whole, and his thoughts on the 2022 AMTA Board of Directors meeting. ...

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September 02, 2022 01:01:26
Episode 71: Felder v Koller Campbell Air & Rhodes Mock Trial (with Anna Eldridge)

Episode 71: Felder v Koller Campbell Air & Rhodes Mock Trial (with Anna Eldridge)

Drew and Ben are joined by Anna Eldridge, the director of Rhodes Mock Trial, to discuss the 2022 case and Anna's history in AMTA. Anna goes through her origin story - including an incredible story of cross examining a former White House Press Secretary while in high school - and talks about what it's like to direct a program as storied as Rhodes. After that, Anna, Ben and Drew discuss the 2022 case, Felder v Koller Campbell Air, and get Anna's thoughts as a former AMTA case committee member on how the case reads to her and what she's watching for as the 2022-23 season gets underway. ...

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August 15, 2022 00:42:28
Episode 70: Rookie Rumble

Episode 70: Rookie Rumble

Ben and Drew discuss their experiences coaching at Rookie Rumble, the 2022 summer tournament hosted by AMTA and open to rising sophomores and juniors. Then Ben and Drew are joined by Katie Volpert of Penn Mock Trial to discuss winning Rookie Rumble with her teammates from Penn, Rutgers, and Georgia Tech. ...

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July 25, 2022 01:20:44
Episode 69: Board Meeting Review + Rookie Rumble Case

Episode 69: Board Meeting Review + Rookie Rumble Case

In the first segment, Ben and Drew are joined by Nat Warner to discuss the various motions at the 2022 AMTA Board of Directors meeting. In the second segment, Nat stays on and is joined by Kate Hayner-Slattery. Nat and Kate were both on the Rookie Rumble case committee, and they discuss the process for writing Arensman v. Scanlon and what they're looking forward to at the tournament itself. We hope you enjoy this nice episode of The Mock Review.  ...

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July 07, 2022 01:55:18
Episode 68: A Podcast Announcement + Board Meeting Preview

Episode 68: A Podcast Announcement + Board Meeting Preview

Ben and Drew start by announcing that we are launching a Patreon to help us hire an editor for the show. The first fifteen minutes of the episode discuss why we're hiring an editor and how our Patreon and Discord will work. (Spoiler alert: there's a free tier!) After that, Ben and Drew go through all eleven invention of fact motions that are set for debate this coming weekend at the AMTA Board Meeting in San Diego, and discuss the merits and potential issues with each motion. We know this is a very long episode, but we wanted to try and go through every motion in as much detail as possible to provide some information before the meeting.  ...

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