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Meet Your New Guest Witnesses

10.16.2016

They’re finally here: Ahman Deep and Caine Spence! In total, four (4) documents have been added to the case. You can access them below. Statement of Ahman Deep Affidavit of Caine Spence  Pat Tilisone Addendum Frankie Daniels Addendum Case Updates

Case Updates

9.5.2016

We have posted a list of case updates. You can access them here. Thank you for helping us improve the quality of the case!

Empire Announces 2016 Field

8.9.2016

Empire releases the 2016 field!  We expect a few minor changes before the start of the season but we’re excited to share with you our tremendous group of teams.  You can access our fields below, along with contact information for each of the teams: Empire San Francisco Empire Atlanta Empire New York Division 1 Division 2

It’s Here.

7.1.2016

The waiting is over.  The 2016 Empire case is available on DropBox.  You will be the first educators to coach it and your students will be the first advocates to litigate it.  Please remind your students not to distribute the case to any person who is not affiliated with your team.  Click on the U.S. v. Canjoe link below to get started. Be sure to input the password correctly (it’s case sensitive).  U.S….  read more »

Congratulations & Welcome!

6.20.2016

Congratulations on your 2016 acceptance and welcome to the Team Center. Here, you’ll find the Team Panel and the Team Registration (system), which will provide you with all of the tools that you need to plan your Empire trip.  As you anxiously wait for the case to come out, we recommend that you do the following: Read the FAQs!  Click on the FAQs button above or scroll down on this page….  read more »

Empire Honors Fletcher High School’s Coach Ed Lange

10.29.2015

Ed Lange is recipient of 2015 William Hennessy Outstanding Educator award By Danielle Waugh In one word, the Empire Opening Ceremony is energetic. There’s five hundred fifty students packed into one ballroom in the Brooklyn Marriott. Music is blaring. Mock trial “pump up” videos are playing on a big screen. Coaches and students are buzzing, both nervous and excited for the upcoming competition. But in the middle of the Empire World Championship Opening…  read more »

Welcome to Empire New York

10.20.2015

The World Championship is just three days away. By Keili Bartlett Along with the likes of pumpkin spice everything, fall marks the return of Empire.  Forty (40) teams are coming from across the country and the world to face off for the ninth annual Empire World Championship. The second competition of 2015 will be hitting New York by storm this week. For the second article of our three-part series leading up to…  read more »

2015 Empire Season Opens Next Week

9.2.2015

Next Thursday marks the beginning of Empire’s three month journey. By Keili Bartlett In just 8 days, the 2015 Empire season will kick-off with our inaugural Southern Showdown.  Helping open the competition is Central High School, a veteran Empire team that hails from Pennsylvania. Central is no stranger to inaugural competitions.  Last year, the team was a part of the first Empire San Francisco class and placed fifth in a very challenging…  read more »

The Countdown to Empire Atlanta Begins

8.14.2015

Less than one month remains until the organization’s inaugural program As the old saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. And apparently, when you’re preparing for mock trial competitions. Just eight months after Empire Atlanta was announced, the organization’s first-ever Southern program is just 27 days away. A live countdown has been launched and is available now on www.EmpireMockTrial.org Empire Atlanta’s inaugural class represents 28 high schools, 12 states and…  read more »

Empire Launches Impact 2,000 Campaign

2.23.2015

Nonprofit aims to serve 2,000 young people per year by 2017 From a dorm room project, to an organization with programs on two coasts and a third down South, Empire Mock Trial continues to grow. Today, the nonprofit announced its plan to impact 2,000 students per year by the end of 2017. Through expanding existing competition sites, opening new ones and venturing into other mock trial-related programming, such as camps, the…  read more »

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