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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February 22, 2019 00:58:28
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Episode 13: Regionals Analysis, Week Two

On this week's episode, Ben and Drew look at the results from week two of Regionals, including the several new teams who advanced for the first time and numerous top-50 teams who didn't advance to ORCS. Ben and Drew also look forward to this weekend's Regionals and their own teams who are competing in Owings Mills. ...

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February 15, 2019 01:00:42
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Episode 12: Regionals Analysis, Week One

On the newest episode of The Mock Review, Ben and Drew go Regional by Regional to discuss all the results from the first week of AMTA competition. Juniata College President Haley Walker joins the podcast to discuss her program's cinderella bid to ORCS out of State College, and Ben and Drew look forward to this coming weekend and another set of Regionals across the country. ...

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January 22, 2019 01:13:08
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Episode 11: Stanford Mock Trial (with Thom Scher and Jack Seigenthaler)

Editor's note: this episode was recorded back in mid-December but took a few weeks to finish due to some editing challenges. On the latest episode of The Mock Review, Ben and Drew are joined by Thom Scher and Jack Seigenthaler of Stanford Mock Trial to break down the case changes, what's behind Stanford's recent rise to the top of AMTA, and whether the style differences in west coast mock are overhyped. Ben and Drew also discuss the end of the fall season and the results of the survey dealing with how to get more teams to host for AMTA. ...

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December 06, 2018 01:07:15
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Episode 10: Regional Tournament Assignments (with Adam Detsky)

On the latest episode, Ben and Drew are joined by AMTA Team and Feeder Subcommittee Chair Adam Detsky. Adam breaks down the 2018 Regional Tournament assignments, and discusses how he and his committee go about placing 700+ teams into Regional sites around the country. Adam goes in-depth on the committee's process to try and make each Regional as fair as possible while also considering geography, Regional size and bid allocation, and making sure ORCS fields are even as well. ...

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November 21, 2018 00:50:27
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Episode 9: But It Actually Updates

Content Warning: The first 12 minutes of this episode discuss the death of Alaina Housley and the issue of gun violence more broadly. The remaining portion of the episode begins at 12:02. On this week's episode, Ben and Drew discuss more fall tournament results, including the Black Squirrel Invitational, and respond to some questions regarding the 70% of teams that don't advance past Regionals, and what those teams can do to earn a bid to ORCS. ...

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November 04, 2018 00:43:53
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Episode 8: Early Season Review

On the latest episode of The Mock Review, Ben and Drew take a closer look at some early-season results and how they might predict how the rest of the season will unfold. Ben and Drew also discuss what they've seen so far at different tournaments with how Midlands Television Studios v. Danny Kosack is playing out and propose some possibilities for case changes after the fall. All of this and much more on the newest episode of The Mock Review! ...

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