The prosecution will prepare its case to prove that martin luther is guilty under each of the three counts of the indictment listed above 3 each attorney for the prosecution will prepare a four minute speech (2) introducing and (2) summarizing the prosecutions case against luther. Martin luther trial mock trial - defence i have to write an essay using evidence on why martin luther was not guilty, as well as do a mock trial where i stand up in front of class and do a presentation on why he was not guilty. Collaborate with your group on the mock trial roles in the simulation: character roles in the trial simulation: martin luther 1 is the defendant in the trial 2 will testify in his defense before the tribunal 3 must be able to answer questions consistently with luther's theological views and be familiar with specific aspects of his life.
Mock trial: catholic europe v martin luther background: it is the year 1541, and martin luther is appearing before the imperial diet of worms for a second time. Martin luther was born in 1483 in what is now northern germany after surviving a lightning strike, he decided to devote his life to god he joined a monastery, studied to become a catholic priest, and went on to earn a doctor of theology degree, vowing to remain true to the teachings of the church.
Martin luther prosecutor opening argument: ladies and gentleman of the jury, this here man, martin luther, presents himself as good when in fact he criticized, challenged, and caused the catholic church to lose its power and its followers. The trial of martin luther: a chronology martin luther is born in eisleben, in germany (saxony, part of the holy roman empire) 1501: luther enters the university of erfurt where, in accordance with his father's wishes, he plans to prepare himself to become a lawyer july 2, 1505.
A collection of primary documents, essays, maps, images and other materials relating to the 1951 trial of martin luther before the diet at worms.