[Slideshow] AP World students go to trial

Prosecution attorneys Alex Norris, 10, and Dana Herrera, 10, celebrate after winning the mock trial.

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In an AP World History unit about the Mongols, students held a mock trial to decide whether or not Genghis Khan and his descendants were guilty of crimes against humanity. The students split up between the defense and the prosecution. They spent more than a week doing research before holding a trial with a jury of faculty members this week.