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Faculty of Advocates Mini Trials

The Faculty of Advocates has appointed Stable members Gerry Coll and Michael Upton as its Joint MiniTrials Co-ordinators, to help match lawyer-volunteers with schools participating in Lord Kinclaven’s MiniTrials Project. MiniTrials are mock court cases rôle-played by school-children as civic education, using materials published on the MiniTrials website at On Tuesday 9th July the new MiniTrials Steering Group held its inaugural meeting, formally bringing together for the first time representatives of Faculty, the solicitors profession, COPFS and the City of Edinburgh’s schools, to plan further initiatives for MiniTrials.