These thought-provoking courtroom workshops explore a contemporary criminal or historical criminal case.
Hate Crime – The 19 year old defendant is accused of posting grossly offensive and racist material on her Instagram account
Cyberbullying – The defendant is 15 years old and charged with Harassment, sending abusive Facebook posts and threatening to harm the victim.
Knife Crime – A 17 year old has been charged with murder, that he caused the death of his friend by a single stab wound. The court will decide whether the charge should be murder or manslaughter.
Suffragettes- The defendant a suffragette is charged with maliciously damaging a painting in the National Gallery.
Brighton Trunk Murders – The defendant is charged with murder. His victim had been killed by a blow to the head and been hidden in a trunk
Curriculum links: PSHE, Citizenship, English and Law
Location: Minshull Street Crown Court, Manchester
Days/Times: Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays Morning 10am to 12noon Afternoon 1pm to 3pm
Cost: £7.50 per student. Staff free of charge – Maximum number per visit 25 students