Adhing mentioned that in the competition, each team practiced court sessions like in a real one. “We were acting as judge, lawyer, prosecutor, witness, defendant, and registrar,” he explained.
Further, Adhing explained that in the semifinal, the UGM team was in one group with those from Diponegoro University, Pancasila University and Law Academy of Indonesia. After being selected as the group winner, UGM team competed with three other group winners: Atmajaya University of Yogyakarta, Padjajaran University and National University. “In the semifinal, we practiced the trial on the case of environmental criminal offense, whereas in the final, we presented the case on banking criminal offense,” he explained.
Several UGM team members also gained three awards in other categories: the best judge board, the best public prosecutor, and the best legal advisor.