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California


When: May 24, 2018 from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Where: Centennial High School, 2606 N. Central Ave., Compton

Centennial HS will host Guest Speakers from Compton Courthouse. Click here to visit the organization's website.

 

City Heights Law Day

When: April 28 at 9 a.m.

Where: San Diego Public Library City Heights/Weingart, 3795 Fairmont Avenue, City Heights, CA, 92105

City Heights Library - A collaboration of over 20 municipal, educational, community service, and nonprofit organizations that produces diverse activities that engaging a wide audience at the City Heights Library. More than 40 volunteer attorneys participate in presentations and free consultations for the community during a day of counseling and teaching on a range of legal topics. Students can attend a Careers in Law discussion, encouraging interest in different legal careers and showing what a day is like in the respective roles. Mentoring opportunities are set up with students, as well as a Networking at City Heights function that brings together job seekers and prospective employers. Court-certified interpreters volunteer throughout the day to translate the presentations. Free pocket U.S. Constitutions and Know Your Rights cards. Click here to visit the organization's website.

 

LA Law Library Law Week Celebration

When: April 30 - May 4

This year's theme for Law Day 2018, "Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom," enables us to reflect on the separation of powers as fundamental to our constitutional purpose. Our Law Day celebration of more than 30 different events includes a panel discussion on the extent to which separation of powers applies to redistricting abuse. Should legislators be allowed to draw districts to advantage one political party over the other? Does this infringe on constitutional rights, and what should courts do about it? This is one of many free classes, workshops and training sessions available during law week 2018 at the LA Law Library. Click here to learn more.

 

 

Colorado


When: May 1st at 6:30 p.m.

Where: 1330 Glenarm Place in Denver, CO

The Denver Press Club, the oldest press club in the country, is organizing a Constitution Reading for Law Day. Participants will be reading the document out loud with different articles and amendments being read by different readers. Click here to visit the organization's website.

 

 

Florida

Law Day 2018

When: May 2 at 11:45 a.m.

Where: Lawson Courthouse, Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo & The Wilkie D. Ferguson Federal Courthouse

In 2010, Honey Shine received 501c3 and its mission is to encourage the balance of mind, body and soul in girls and young women by providing nurturing experiences that enlighten their paths and empower their future. Honey Shine holds bi-monthly workshops, field trips, and a six-week summer camp for enrolled participants each year. “Aspire to Shine” workshops offer to the girls, who are affectionately called ‘Honey Bugs’, life-skills lessons and educational experiences that include: health, nutrition, sex and drug education, career mapping and academic enhancement. This organization was founded by Tracy and Alonzo Mourning and the girls will gain a lot from the exposure and this experience. LAW DAY 2018 will be filled with a Courthouse Tours (both State & Federal), courtroom observations (both Federal and State), Question & Answer one-on-ones with Judges and a Panel luncheon with Attorneys & Judges. Click here to visit the organization's website.

 

 

Illinois



McLean County Bar Association

When: May 2 at 11:45 a.m.

A Chicago law professor who served as Illinois Solicitor General will be the keynote speaker for the May 2 Law Day Luncheon hosted by the McLean County Bar Association. Carolyn Shapiro of Chicago-Kent's College of Law is the featured speaker for the event starting at 11:45 a.m. in the Brown Room of Illinois State University's Bone Student Center. The Law Day theme is "Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom." Click here to learn more about the event.

 

 

Louisiana


Southwest Louisiana Bar Association

When: May 4, 2018 at 10 a.m.

Where: Calcasieu Parish Courthouse in Lake Charles, LA

Law Day Ceremony featuring Keynote Speaker - Honorable Ulysses “Gene” Thibodeaux, Chief Judge at Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal. Area K-12th Essay and Poster Contest Winners will be recognized. Click here to visit the organization's website.

 

 

Michigan


Saginaw Co Bar Assoc & Saginaw Co. Lawyers Auxiliary Law Day

Our law day luncheon will be held May 1with guest speaker from Animal Control and we celebrate the F H Martin Award winner, the Liberty Bell Award winner and the Golden Apple Award winner. We receive proclamations from both the City and County. Click here to visit the organization's website.

 

 

Montana


Gallatin County Bar Law Day

Oral argument before the Montana Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has designated cause OP 17-0678, Tipton v. Thirteenth Judicial District for oral argument. The briefs can be found on the Montana Supreme Court website at http://searchcourts.mt.gov/index.html.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Case Introduction 10:00 AM
Oral Argument 10:30 AM
MSU Strand Student Union, Ballroom A

Luncheon with the Montana Supreme Court Justices
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 11:45 – 1:30 PM
MSU Strand Student Union, Ballroom D

Presentation by the winners of the
67th ANNUAL RURAL DECLAMATION CONTEST
Friday, April 27, 2018, 9:00 AM
District Court Department 2
(Judge Rienne H. McElyea’s) Courtroom

 

 

Oklahoma


Ask A Lawyer & Law Day Contests

When: May 3, from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: Statewide

1) contests for students pre-K to 12th grade, 2) one day of free legal advice for those calling a statewide hotline and 3) Ask A Lawyer TV show on OETA (PBS) that airs May 3. Click here to visit the organization's website.

 

 

Washington D.C.


The ABA Presents: The Leon Jaworski Public Program

When: Monday, May 1 beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Where: 

National Press Club
Grand Ballroom | 13th Floor

529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045

The Leon Jaworski Public Program — Panelists will debate on the following resolution: separation of powers is “essential the preservation of liberty.” This event is sponsored by the ABA Division for Public Education and is open to the public. ABA President Linda A. Klein will preside.         

Moderator: Stephen Wermiel, Professor of Practice of Law, American University Washington College of Law.

Speakers:

  • Mickey Edwards, Vice President; The Aspen Institute and Former U.S. Representative (Oklahoma-5)
  • Victoria Nourse, Professor of Law and Director, Center for Congressional Studies, Georgetown University Law Center; 
  • Edward L. Rubin, University Professor of Law and Political Science and Former Dean, Vanderbilt University Law School; and 
  • Laura Donohue, Professor of Law and Director, Center on National Security and the Law, Georgetown University Law, Center University of Virginia Law School.

 

Mathematics and Democracy: Using Intersectionality to Explore the Framework for Freedom

When: May 1 beginning at 12 p.m.

Where: Location 4201 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SW, Washington, DC 20032

The Community Enrichment Project (CEPDC) is a Washington, D.C. youth civics organization focused on encouraging youth to become civic leaders. Through a partnership with a local elementary school, CEPDC is hosting math and democracy workshops with elementary school students during Law Day 2018. The event--Mathematics and Democracy: Using Intersectionality to Explore the Framework for Freedom--will allow youth to play fun, interactive, and educational math games that teach youth about the three branches of government. Upon completion, youth will the learn about the branches and the importance of the separation of powers, Most importantly, they will have a better understanding of the general framework of the U.S. Government system and how it provides us with one of our most valued constitutional rights: political liberty. Click here to visit the organization's website.

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