The following conversation starters are designed for use by lawyers, judges, teachers, and other community leaders to facilitate discussions with community members and students on the 2018 Law Day theme, Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom. Each conversation starter features:
- a framing question (see questions in the section below),
- a short backgrounder explaining the larger issues for consideration,
- selected discussion topics, and
- a variety of resources and case studies to help guide discussions, including short videos, newspaper articles and op-eds, landmark court cases, and political cartoons.