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A Virtual Mock Trial

SUN, Jun 21

7:00 PM on Facebook

Watch Live


Guilty or not guilty – that is the question?

The Case

Hamlet’s Uncle Claudius has killed his father and married his mother Gertrude in order to become King.  Hamlet is then visited by the ghost of his late father, King Hamlet, and he vows to take revenge against his Uncle resulting in the death of Polonius in a case of mistaken identity. Is Hamlet guilty of murder or will the verdict be not-guilty by reason of insanity? 

The Setting

St. Louis Court of Appeals, chosen to try the case by the State of Denmark shortly after Prince Hamlet’s arrest for murder by Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.

Legal Team

Cast of Characters