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CLIP 13777

A mock criminal trial at the Old Bailey with teenagers playing the key roles (pt 5/6)

A mock criminal trial at the Old Bailey with teenagers playing the key roles (pt 5/6)
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Key Info
  • A mock criminal trial at the Old Bailey with teenagers playing the key roles (pt 5/6)
  • Duration: 12:25
  • A live criminal justice case based on a Joint Enterprise crime committed by a teenager, with all parts played by teenagers. The second defence witness, Jo Sales' cousin Bobby Forwood, is called to the stand. She is questioned by the defence barristers then cross-examined by the prosecution barristers. This is interspersed with comments from the expert barristers on the performances of the young barristers and Bobby Forwood. This segment is followed by the closing statements from both teams of young barristers and comments from their barrister mentors. First broadcast in the Learning Zone on BBC2 in May 2012 as part of the programme Young Legal Eagles.
  • Subject:

    Citizenship and Modern Studies

       Topic:

    Crime and The Criminal Justice System

  • Keywords: Justice, law, the bar, joint enterprise, crime, citizenship, criminal court, YoungLegalEagles
Ideas for use in class
  • Many areas would be useful in law and citizenship classes to explore the working of the English legal system. Should be used in conjunction with 13769, 13774, 13775, 13776 and 13778
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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