The mock court sessions first gives students and their group leade the time to catch up with any issues they may be having. Then a mock court hearing is held where issues are addressed from a legal perspective eg disagreement with other students.
Parents are encouraged to work with students to come up with one scenario for the court hearings.
A practising barrister is the judge on the cases. The group leader + one tutor + one parent are members of the bench. The group prefect is the court clerk and two other students are opposing sides. The rest of the group will listen to the proceeding. Parents are welcome to listen in too.
The learning outcomes for these mock court sessions help students to:
1. Be familiar with Nigerian law
2. Know their rights
3. Know how to defend themselves
4. Consider a legal career