the judge that will be presiding over this case. Your job is to make sure
the trial runs smoothly. You do not decide whether Lizzie Borden is guilty
or innocent. You will sentence her if she is found guilty of murder.
You will need to follow these steps to prepare for the trial.
STEP 1: Researching Trial
The first thing you
need to do is find information on trial procedures. You will need to find
information on questioning witnesses, objections and courtroom etiquette. You
may use the links that I have set up for you on the main page and/or other
resources that you may wish to use, i.e. books, magazines, other web sites
STEP 2: Researching the Case
- Takes notes. Hand in your notes to the
Supreme Court Judge Supervisor.
- Write a one-page paper on trial
procedures. The paper must be typed, double spaced. Be sure to
include a detailed description of the trial process.
You will need to start gathering facts on the
trial. I have several web sites linked to the main page that describe the
Lizzie Borden case.
How to Become a Judge
- You are required to take notes on any research
you do. Make sure you write down the web sites that you got your information
from and hand in. Your notes will be examined by the Supreme Court Judge
a judge it takes a lot of hard work. You need to find out how one does this and
write a one-page, typed summary. Discuss the process one goes
through. Include schooling, exams and experience needed to become a
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