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June 23, 2021 00:59:54
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Episode 52: 2021 Trial by Combat Preview (and the 2020-21 season)

Ben and Drew are joined by Bennett Demsky of Tufts Mock Trial and Riya Lakkaraju of Emory Mock Trial. The first half of the episode is a discussion of each competitor's origin story and why they think Tufts and Emory are such successful programs. The second half is our 2021 Trial by Combat preview; Bennett and Riya discuss their plans for how to prep the case in 24 hours, what they learned as coach or second chair at TBC last year, and who they hope to face in a round at TBC in 2021. ...

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June 14, 2021 01:07:27
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Episode 51: UMBC Mock Trial (with Sydney Gaskins and Thomas Kiley)

Ben and Drew are joined by Sydney Gaskins and Thomas Kiley of UMBC Mock Trial. Drew takes over interviewing duties as Ben, Sydney and Thomas discuss the journey that was the last four years, how the program overcame some difficult challenges when Sydney and Thomas were freshmen, whether they considered not competing for their senior year in an online season, how they felt as UMBC progressed through the field at Nationals in 2021, and what it was like to win a national championship. ...

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April 21, 2021 00:51:41
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Episode 50: Nationals Analysis

Drew Evans is joined by UMBC Head Coach Ben Garmoe to discuss the results of the 2021 AMTA National Championship Tournament. Ben and Drew talk about UMBC's victory, Yale's incredible performance, and the outstanding teams in both divisions at Nationals. ...

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April 13, 2021 00:59:12
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Episode 49: Nationals Preview (with Gurbir Singh)

Ben and Drew are joined by highly decorated witness Gurbir Singh of Cal Berkeley to break down the NCT field and the prep process, including the challenge of managing burnout and exhaustion this time of year, possible sleeper teams in each division to outperform their TPR, Gurbir's thought on the west coast teams at Nationals (@ u MTCBIAU), who could win the entire tournament, and whether the two divisions are balanced. ...

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April 01, 2021 00:36:21
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Episode 48: Westenmeier v Walton (with Amanda Mundell)

For our first Nationals preview episode, Amanda Mundell returns to the show. Amanda is a member of the National Championship Tournament Civil Case Committee and she discusses how the case committee selected this topic, why they think the topic is sufficiently compelling and interesting to be used at Nationals, and how the committee considered time constraints and case balance when writing Westenmeier v Walton. Happy April Fool's Day! ...

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March 26, 2021 00:55:17
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Episode 47: ORCS Analysis, Week Two

Drew and Ben discuss results from the last four ORCS tournaments and start to look forward to the 2021 National Championship Tournament. ...

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