moot court

noun
a mock court for the conduct of hypothetical legal cases, as for students of law.

Origin:
1780–90

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moot court
 
n
a mock court trying hypothetical legal cases

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Example sentences
Review the procedures of the moot court with students.
Trainees also get the chance to present evidence in a moot court.
One of his primary methods of support is through his mentorship of our moot
  court program.
The two were soon inseparable--partners in moot court, political campaigns, and
  matters of the heart.
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