Law Day 2016 - Miranda: More than Words


LAW DAY 2016 THEME


In 2016, the nation marks the 50th anniversary of perhaps the nation’s best-known U.S. Supreme Court case, Miranda v. Arizona. The 2016 Law Day theme — Miranda: More than Words — will explore the procedural protections afforded to all of us by the U.S. Constitution, how these rights are safeguarded by the courts, and why the preservation of these principles is essential to our liberty. Learn more about the theme here.


PRODUCTS & RESOURCES:




Download the 2016 Law Day Planning Guide


Packed with useful information for planning Law Day activities that incorporate the theme Miranda: More than Words, the 2016 Law Day Planning Guide is a great resource for Law Day planners and organizers.

Click here to learn more about the planning guide and view additional resources.





Law Day Products


Law Day 2016 Miranda-themed products are now available in the ABA Webstore. Items include t-shirts, mugs, bags, postcards, and more. Shop today while supplies last.






LAW DAY NEWS & UPDATES:

ABA Young Lawyer's Division Law Day Art Contest

The Law Day Art Contest is open to students, student groups, and classes attending a public or private high school, or being home schooled, within the United States and in grades 9-12 or the equivalent. This annual contest provides a wonderful opportunity to learn about our legal system, justice, get creative and win prizes. Learn more here.



Law Day in the News






WHAT IS LAW DAY?

Law Day is held on May 1st every year to celebrate the role of law in our society and to cultivate a deeper understanding of the legal profession. Learn more about the history of Law Day and past themes here.


MIRANDA v. ARIZONA

Click here to learn more about the U.S. Supreme Court landmark case pertaining to the 2016 theme -- Miranda v. Arizona -- that led to the Miranda Warning.


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LAW DAY PRODUCTS

Law Day products are available in the ABA Webstore. Shop while supplies last. Sign up for updates to learn more about product availability.





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CONTACT

For inquiries about Law Day or if you wish to report a Law Day event or activity, please contact:


Chandra Fitzpatrick
312.988.5720
chandra.fitzpatrick@americanbar.org
Outreach Manager, Division for Public Education


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Robin Washington
312-988-5773
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Business Manager, Division for Public Education


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Sara Al-Farhan
312.988.5726
sara.alfarhan@americanbar.org
Digital Content Manager, Division for Public Education