JET National Adversarial Proceedings Competition

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At the conclusion of the second semester JET sponsor the Regional Adversarial Proceedings Competitions (takes place in three regions of Moldova) and the National Adversarial Proceedings Competition to which the regional winners advance. Adversarial proceedings competition will be hold in the end of April, beginning of May 2016. The competitions are based upon a mock case that has been embedded into the entire curriculum. Students must prepare to argue the case either as a defense attorney or as a prosecutor and they advance to the national competition as individual competitors. For the national competition, each individual competitor is paired with a partner and the two students compete as a team. Each regional competition lasts one day and the national competition lasts three days.  
JET Initiative National Adversarial Proceedings Competition is the final and most important event of the teaching year. The National Adversarial Proceedings Competition is an educational competition aimed increasing student awareness, understanding, and mastery of the character traits and skills necessary to function in an adversarial proceeding. The ability to think rapidly, speak logically in time pressured situations, organize and present thoughts in persuasive and compelling ways, and to act ethically, and with dignity and integrity is what the National Competition seeks to measure. The working language of the event is Romanian and English with simultaneous translation.