Ever been curious about how the law works?
Next week marks the chance to find out more. Monday, May 1 is National Law Day.
National Law Day was envisioned in 1957 by then-ABA (American Bar Association) President Charles S. Rhyne as a national day to recognize the country's commitment to the rule of law, and established by President Dwight Eisenhower the following year.
Congress issued a joint resolution in 1961 designating May 1 as the official Law Day. Many civic groups and bar associations celebrate with a month of programs, presentations and events. This year's topic is the 14th Amendment.
Topics up for discussion include same-sex marriage, immigration, Black Lives Matter and human rights.
The panel will be moderated by Judge Pam Gates of the Superior Court.
- Date: Monday, May 1, 2017
- Time: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Where: Sandra Day OConnor College of Law at the Beus Center for Law and Society,
- Address: 111 East Taylor, Phoenix
This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.
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