Accused Android Stands Trial in Yorktown

May 27, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown Justice Court was standing-room only on Friday, May 4, as town justices Sal Lagonia and Gary Raniolo presided over a mock trial led by Adele Kivel’s fourth-grade class from Crompond Elementary School. The case of Smartech v. ROZZUM 7134 was inspired by the book, “The Wild Robot” by Peter Brown, which was read earlier in the school year. The ...

The People v. Peter Rabbit: First-Graders Celebrate Law Day with Mock Trial

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Every year, students at Mohansic Elementary School assume the roles of attorney, judge and jury as they decide the fate of a fictional character on trial. The event, held every year on Law Day, is meant to teach students about the importance of law in society.

On Monday, May 1, Peter Rabbit was on trial for trespassing and produce theft. He was found innocent by a jury ...

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