Magna Carta Mock Trial

As part of UC’s December events to commemorate the 800th anniversary, led by Dr Chris Jones, graduate student Lindsay Breach organised a Magna Carta Mock Trial, sponsored by the School of Law and the College of Arts. This was held at the Jack Mann Theatre on 3 December, three judges, Judge Anthony Willy, Dr Jason Taliadoros (Deakin), and Dr Lindsay Diggelmann (Auckland), reached a historic conclusion after hearing arguments from King John (David Round), Walter de Gray, Archbishop of York (Lindsay Breach), Robert Fitzwalter, Leader of the Barons (Henry Holderness) and Baron William Mowbray (Professor Jeremy Finn).

A video of the mock trial is available at