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A Lawyer & Judge in Every School
Law Day 2014: Friday, May 2
American Democracy and the Rule of Law:
Why Every Vote Matters
One of our most cherished national ideals, expressed eloquently by Abraham Lincoln, is “government of the people, by the people, for the people.” It is a principle enshrined in our Nation’s founding documents, from the Declaration of Independence’s assurance that governments derive their powers from the consent of the governed, to the opening three words of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution, “We the People.”

The right to vote is the very foundation of government by the people. For this reason, striving to establish and protect every citizen’s right to vote has been a central theme of American legal and civic history. Much of the struggle on voting rights began decades ago, but the work is far from complete, and a citizen’s right to cast a ballot remains at risk today.

As we approach the 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the 2014 Law Day theme, American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters, calls on every American to reflect on the importance of a citizen’s right to vote and the challenges we still face in ensuring that all Americans have the opportunity to participate in our democracy.

Visit www.lawday.org for more details. Stay tuned for additional resources, including lesson plans, the Law Day Planning Guide, planning tips and resources, and 2014 Themed Law Day products.
 
Forms
 • Attorney Volunteer Sign-up Form
 • School Sign-up Form
 
Law Day Court Orders & Presidential Proclamations
Presidential Proclamation - Law Day 2014
NH Supreme Court Order - Law Day 2014
 
Law Day Planning Guide
The Law Day Planning Guide is available as a PDF file that can be viewed on a computer or printed, and as an iBook that can be viewed using and iPad. Law Day Planning Guide.

Elementary School Lesson Plans
 • The United States Constitution and the Equal Protection Clause for Young Students
 • A Guide to NH Courts
 • A Dog's Day  
 • Spilled Coffee  
 • Candy Bar Contracts  
 • No Vehicles in the Park  
 • Rules, Rules, Rules: The Eraser Game
 • Census-The Constitutional Count 
 • Inside a Courtroom 
 • The Role of a Lawyer
 • Curriculum Guide: Junior Judges: Helping Kids Make Smart Choices For a copy of the video, please contact Robin E. Knippers.
 
Middle and High School Lesson Plans
 • Cyber Bullying: Take a Stand. Lend a Hand. Stop Bullying!
 • A Rockin' Resolution: The Art of Negotiation for Middle School Students 
 • Just the Facts – What are the steps in a trial?
 • NH Consumer Protection Sourcebook
 • No Illegal Downloading 
 • The Court System  
 • What is a Felony?
 • Sexual Harassment Preventive Training in Schools  
 • Search and Seizure  
 • What is Truth?  
 • A Guide to NH Courts  
 • The Rule of Law in Times of Crisis  
 • Glossary of Legal Terms  
 • The Story of House Bill 903
 • The Three Branches of Government 
 • The Cost of Credit
 
Sites For Lesson Plans and Ideas
 • Dialogue on Law in the 21st Century
Providing lawyers, judges, and teachers with the resources they need to engage students and community members, the Dialogue on Law in the 21st Century explores three topics: reforming American government in the 21st century, music distribution and copyright, and pirates and the law.
 • Center for Civic Education
 • National Constitution Center
 • Lesson Plans page - ABA
 • Speech Ideas/Talking Points page - ABA
 • Civics Online  
 • Advice to Lawyers and Teachers
 • Guidelines for Role-Playing Exercises
 
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