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April 09, 2020 00:46:31
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Episode 28: The College Mock Trial Online Championship (with Justin Bernstein)

Friend of the pod Justin Bernstein returns to talk with Ben and Drew about the College Mock Trial Online Championship, a recent competition hosted by UCLA Law School. Justin breaks down the origins of the idea, how the scoring and judging worked, what interesting trends he saw in the scoring data, and when we should expect to start seeing the results. ...

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April 06, 2020 01:05:37
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Episode 27: Winning Objections: A Mock Trial Guidebook

On the latest episode, authors Brian Pilchik, Amanda Mundell and Emily Miller join Drew and Ben to discuss their book, Winning Objections: A Mock Trial Guidebook. The authors go through how the idea for the book was hatched, their writing and editing process, why the book is structured the way it is, and what they hope competitors and coaches will get from the book. Then Ben and Drew give their review of the book at the end of the episode. ...

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March 30, 2020 01:03:39
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Episode 26: Hosting and Postponing a National Championship (with Devon Holstad)

Drew and Ben discuss hosting and postponing the 2020 National Championship Tournament with Devon Holstad, a coach and former competitor at Loyola Chicago. Devon goes through the planning process for hosting an NCT, how things have been behind the scenes since the COVID-19 pandemic developed to the point where the NCT had to be postponed, and his program's philosophy on the "World Cup" bid for NCT hosts. ...

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March 16, 2020 01:15:30
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Episode 25: ORCS Analysis, Week One

Drew and Ben break down results from the first five ORCS: Cedar Rapids, Cincinnati, Geneva, Lancaster, and Santa Monica. They also discuss the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic since AMTA announced the postponement of all remaining tournaments last week. ...

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March 12, 2020 00:16:15
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Emergency Podcast: AMTA Postpones the 2020 National Championship Tournament

Ben and Drew discuss AMTA's decision to postpone the remaining 2020 ORCS and the 2020 National Championship Tournament due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Note: Ben recorded this episode remotely, so his audio quality is lower than normal. ...

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March 11, 2020 01:53:09
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Episode 24: Regionals Analysis, Weeks Three and Four

Note: this episode was recorded last week, before the first weekend of ORCS results were released. On this episode, Ben and Drew analyze all of the remaining Regionals results, including the two west coast Regionals from week two, and all of the Regionals for weeks three and four. ...

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