Rep. Kelly Burke Helps Richards Students Prep for Mock Trial

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OAK LAWN, IL — Richards High School business education teacher Jamie Soderstrom the past few years has organized a mock trial project for his Business Law students.

They experience the many facets — prosecution, defense, witnesses, judge and jury — featured in litigating criminal trials. The trial happens later this semester.

On Monday he welcomed State Rep. Kelly Burke (36th District), a licensed attorney, who will serve as an advisor for one of the teams of lawyers.

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Burke also will participate on the day of the mock trial later this semester.

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October 21, 2021 at 07:07AM

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