The annual aba yld law day contest provides a wonderful opportunity for 9th through 12th grade students to learn about our legal system, justice, get creative and win prizes schools can incorporate the contest into a curriculum, offer it as extra credit, or just do it for fun. Captain elementary fifth-grader kipp vitsky has earned third place and fifth- graders sawyer roesch and leah stohler were named finalists in the fourth- and fifth-grade category of the 2017 law day essay contest sponsored by the missouri nea public relations committee and the missouri bar young lawyers section. Law day allows the opportunity for all americans to celebrate the freedoms that we enjoy, as guaranteed to us by the united states constitution and the massachusetts declaration of rights the worcester county bar association is proud to sponsor an essay contest which gives our young citizens the opportunity to express. Students are encouraged to participate in the austin bar's 2017 law day essay and poster contests the theme this year is: the 14th amendment transforming american democr law_day_2017_700x700 acy the essay contest is open to high schools students in grades 9 – 12 click here for essay. Topics the law day essay contest encourages young people to give thought to current social and legal issues and to express their views on the issues the essay topics for 2017 included: two of the last three presidents were elected without winning the popular vote does the electoral college serve a valid purpose today.
For law day, may 1, 2015, the missouri bar citizenship education program is sponsoring an essay contest for missouri school students in grades 6-12 the theme for law day 2015 is “fair and impartial courts,” commemorating the 75th anniversary of the missouri non-partisan court plan, commonly called the missouri. Item 1 - 6 of 58 law day essay contest the 2017 toledo bar association caty armstrong memorial law day essay contest for students in grades 7 through 12 write an essay on the topic: law day 2017: the 14th amendment -- transforming american democracy. The state bar of texas and the texas young lawyers association would like to thank all of the local bar associations and young lawyer affiliates who submitted entries in the statewide law day essay, photograph, and poster contests we had many talented entries again this year and are always impressed by the creativity.
Law day was designed to stress the vital importance of the legal profession to democratic values as it relates to the liberties and rights we have as american citizens law day originated when american bar association president charles rhyne proposed a special day for celebrating the us justice system and was later. Law day 2018 essay contest separation of powers: framework for freedom the us constitution sets out a system of government with distinct and independent branches—congress, the presidency, and a supreme court it also defines legislative, executive, and judicial powers and outlines how they interact.
One essay winner will receive a $250 cash award and will be invited to attend the law day and naturalization ceremony held at the lebanon county courthouse on monday, may 1 lebanon county court of common pleas president judge john c tylwalk will present the award to the winner contest. Manatee county bar association's law day essay contest for 7th graders law day is held in may every year to celebrate the role of law in our society and to cultivate a deeper understanding of the legal profession this year's essay contest sponsored by the manatee county bar association (mcba).
The senior lawyers division sponsors an exciting statewide law day essay contest and encourages all local bars to participate for the past several years the spartanburg county bar association, under the leadership of judge mark hayes, has sponsored an essay contest on constitutional issues approximately 400. Mock trial lawyers in the classroom law day poster contest law day essay contest oba lifetime achievement award recipient: amy longo oba robert m spire public service award recipient: don kleine oba public service award recipient: doris huffman law day lunch speaker: danielle. The tennessee bar assocation young lawyers division (tba yld) has announced the winners of the 2013 tennessee law day art and essay competitions each may, in conjunction with the national law day celebration, the yld hosts an art and essay contest for students in the state the contests are designed to give.
The association of justices of the supreme court of the state of new york and the new york law journal have partnered with the new york city dept of education to sponsor the sixteenth annual essay contest for 10th, 11th and 12th grade high school students ten students will win the opportunity to. The competition was followed by an awards luncheon at the city club where ncba president kearns davis presented the law day proclamation issued by gov roy cooper the student competition winners were: essay contest winners junior high (grades 6-8) 1st place: aiden pomeroy, wilmington academy of arts and. In 1958, president dwight d eisenhower designated may 1 as law day this day is an opportunity to strengthen our great american heritage of liberty, justice, and equality under the law the state bar of michigan joins various local bars, businesses, schools, and other organizations in conducting programs associated with.