The Competitive Events that the Texas Public Service Association has have been designed by field specific professionals and are aimed at teaching and exposing high school students to the different career fields in public safety and law.
The legal system affects nearly every aspect of our society, from buying a home to crossing the street. Workers in the Legal Services pathway form the backbone of this vital system, linking it to society in myriad ways. For this reason, they hold positions of great responsibility and are obligated to adhere to a strict code of ethics.
The Closing Argument Event is designed to provide the student competitor an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to present a Closing Argument for a Criminal Case.
The Opening Statement Event is designed to provide student competitors the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to present an Opening Statement for a Criminal Case.