History & Archives

Law Day History: Past Themes

2011: The Legacy of John Adams from Boston to Guantanamo

Law in the 21st Century:
Enduring Traditions, Emerging Challenges

Photos and Downloads from 2010:
2009: A Legacy of Liberty – Celebrating Lincoln's Bicentennial
Photos from 2009:
2008: The Rule of Law: Foundation for Communities of Opportunity and Equity
2007: Liberty Under Law: Empowering Youth, Assuring Democracy
2006: Liberty Under Law: Separate Branches, Balanced Powers
2005: The American Jury: We the People in Action
2004: To Win Equality by Law: Brown v. Board at 50
2003: Celebrate Your Freedom: Independent Courts Protect Our Liberties
2002: Celebrate Your Freedom: Assuring Equal Justice for All
2001: Celebrate Your Freedom: Protecting the Best Interests of Our Children
2000: Celebrate Your Freedom: Speak Up for Democracy and Diversity
1999: Celebrate Your Freedom: The Quest for Equality
1998: Celebrate Your Freedom: Due Process Guarantees
1997: Celebrate Your Freedom: First Amendment Freedoms
1996: The U.S. Constitution: The Original American Dream
1995: E Pluribus Unum
1994: Just Solutions
1993: Justice for All
1992: Struggle for Justice
1991: Freedom Has a Name: the Bill of Rights
1990: Generations of Justice
1989: Access to Justice
1988: Legal Literacy
1987: We the People
1986: Foundations of Freedom
1985: Liberty and Justice for All
1984: A Generation of Progress
1983: Law—The Language of Liberty
1977: Partners in Justice
1976: 200 Years of Liberty and the Law
1975: Young America, Lead the Way
1973: Help Your Courts Assure Justice
1971: Channel Change Through Law and Reason
1969: Justice and Equality Depend on Law and YOU!