Justice Pat DeWine judges YSU Moot Court debate session

Justice Pat DeWine judges YSU Moot Court debate session

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Constitution. That document is celebrating its 230th anniversary. Today is Constitution Day at YSU. The Moot Court team had a public practice session, and got help from a State Supreme Court justice. Pat DeWine helped the team prepare for the season which starts in November. Today — the team handled a hypothetical case and argued on both sides of the 5th and 8th Amendments. [F5]20170918 PAT DEWINE-SV 12:45 THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU CAN DO IS BE VERY PREPARED. JUDGES ARE GOING TO THROW ALL TYPES OF QUESTIONS AT YOU, THINGS YOU DIDN’T EXPECT. AND JUST THAT LEVEL OF PREPARATION MATTERS THE MOST. SECOND I TELL PEOPLE TREAT IT LIKE A CONVERSATION. YOU HAVE A STORY TO TELL YOU WANT TO TREAT IT LIKE A CONVERSATION WITH THE JUDGES ABOUT THAT STORY. YSU’s Moot Court team is ranked 6th in the nation.

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