2015 Law Day

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Law Day 2015 in the News


Law Day Highlights

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The Great Charter: What Makes Magna Carta Mythic?

The American Bar Association Division for Public Education celebrated Law Day in the nation’s capital on April 30 with the Leon Jaworski Public Program, featuring remarks by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer and a panel discussion on Magna Carta by renowned scholars.

Highlighted Resources

Download the 2015 Planning Guide!

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!   

The Magna Carta Chronicle

A Young Person's Guide to 800 Years in the Fight for Freedom

Designed as a the ultimate souvenir guide for young people to the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta in 2015, the Magna Carta Chronicle contains more than a hundred beautifully hand drawn illustrations. The combination of newspaper articles, timeline and quiz provides a highly accessible way for young and not-so-young people to explore the amazing stories of how freedoms and liberties have been won over the centuries. The Magna Carta Chronicle has been produced as a collaboration between What on Earth Publishing and the Magna Carta 800th Committee. To purchase this guide, click here.

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2015 Magna Carta-Themed Products 

Make your Law Day commemoration extra  special! Choose from a fine a array of Law Day products in our webstore.


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! 

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