2015 Law Day
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Congratulations to the four Arizona high school students who won first place in the ABA Magna Carta Video Competition.
To view the winning video, click here.
To read the ABA Journal article on the winning entry, click here.
Note: This competition was administered by the ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division to commemorate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. A separate Law Day Art Contest highlighting the 2015 Law Day theme ("Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom"), is sponsored by the ABA Young Lawyers Section. For more on that competitition, click here.
Are you looking for ideas on how to implement the 2015 Law Day theme, "Magna Carta: symbol of Fredom Under Law?" Download our comprehensive 36-page guidebook specially written and designed with the needs of Law Day planners and organizers in mind.
Included inside are Magna Carta talking points, a timeline, programing ideas, lesson plans for elementary-, middle-, and high-school students, and much more. Download yours today!
From our Partners: Magna Carta Books for All Ages
The Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Commemoration Committee has been working with a multitude of historians and authors working on titles to be released this year. Thier aim is to make Magna Carta accessible to everyone – and titles for 2015 include resources for younger audiences, schoolchildren, and adults studying at an academic level. Click here to see all titles.
Law Day Toolkit
Our Law Day Toolkit Is Available! Get Yours Today!
Teachers: Get a free packet full of handy materials to help you engage your students in Law Day 2015, "Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom." Included are:
- The 2015 Law Day Planning Guide;
- The Magna Carta edition of Insights on Law & Society teachers' magazine;
- A list of 10 things teachers should know about Magna Carta;
- A guide for dialogues on Magna Carta;
- the Magna Carta 800 Traveling Exhibit brochure;
- An annotated Magna Carta resource list;
- a Pocket Guide to the U.S. Pocket Constitution;
- A list of Magna Carta-related essay, video, and art contests; and
- a Magna Carta-themed Law Day Poster.
To get your free packet, delivered to you in a handsome Magna Carta 800 folder, just click here and provide us with your mailing information. Happy Law Day!