Students Participate In Mock Trial Before Real Judge

Published: Aug 17 2011 01:42:22 PM EDT   Updated On: May 03 2011 07:02:09 AM EDT
READING, Pa. -

Ninth and 10th grade students from Exeter High and Governor Mifflin faced off with a mock trial on Tuesday.

President Judge Jeffrey Schmehl presided over the trial at the Berks County Courthouse in Reading.

The event coincided with Law Day, which is when lawyers and judges teach students about the importance of the justice system.