Law Day 2021


  “The rule of law—the idea that no one is above the law and everyone is treated equally under the law—ensures an orderly and just society. The ABA stands for the rule of law. Stand with us.” Each year, the American Bar Association’s Law Day is held on May 1 to celebrate and recognize the role of law in society. As a reminder to all of us that we the people share the responsibility to promote the rule of law, defend liberty, and pursue justice, this year’s theme is “Advancing the Rule of Law Now.” The ABA has offered a…

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ABA Law Day 2020: Commemorating the 19th Amendment Centennial


  The American Bar Association’s Law Day is held annually on May 1 to celebrate and recognize the role of law in society. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, this year’s theme is “Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100.” Granting and protecting women’s right to vote, the passage of 19th Amendment was a hard-fought achievement that marked a milestone in American democracy. Beginning with the first women’s rights convention in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, suffragists fought tirelessly for 72 years to guarantee women the right to…

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