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May 01, 2023

White House issues Law Day proclamation

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2023 — President Joe Biden issued a proclamation today commemorating Law Day and the importance of the rule of law in America.

In the proclamation, Biden states that “respecting the rule of law also means supporting equal access to justice.” In keeping with the Law Day 2023 theme — “Cornerstones of Democracy: Civics, Civility, and Collaboration” — Biden said that recognizing “the rule of law depends on us seeing one another not as enemies but as fellow Americans.”

The White House Law Day 2023 proclamation can be read here.

The ABA is the largest voluntary association of lawyers in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.