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mock trial

noun

an event imitating the legal process, often used for teaching students about trials

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  • The bishop was taken prisoner, and condemned to death at a mock trial.

    Exeter Sidney Heath
  • It was at this council that Huss was brought to his mock trial.

  • There would have been a mock trial, and I should have been condemned.

    The Making of a Saint William Somerset Maugham
  • I had to pay £14 sterling for the expenses of this mock trial.

    Native Races and the War Josephine Elizabeth Butler
  • There was a great deal of fun at the expense of Martin Luther and his mock trial.

  • Beyond the house where their mock trial had taken place was a vineyard surrounded by a stone wall.

    On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles Thomas Charles Bridges
  • He was caught and beheaded after a mock trial, and his body was cast ashore on Dover Sands.

    A History of England

    Charles Oman
  • At one time in Fourteenth Street, I had a troop of educated dogs; one of their acts was in the nature of a mock trial.

    Sawdust & Spangles W. C. Coup

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