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law day

(1) An old term meaning the date an obligation was due.(2) May 1 of each year,a special day first recognized by President Eisenhower in 1958 in order to provide a date to reflect upon and celebrate the rule of law in our country.

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As an additional part of the local Law Day observance, a three-judge panel from the state Appeals Court held a special session at the Worcester Trial Court.
But sometimes you just get lucky--and Law Day 1999 was one of my luckier moments.
During the college's first event to observe Law Day, established by Congress in 1961, speakers will offer three presentations dealing with issues of law as they pertain to modern life.
So, as you think about Law Day this year, take a moment to reflect on who you are, what you do, and what is at stake in the coming months.
Since 1958, the president of the United States has proclaimed May 1 to be Law Day.
at a law day breakfast held at Coral Seafood on May 1, for outstanding acts of public service.
Legal Services of North Florida, the Legal Aid Foundation of the Tallahassee Bar Association, and the Tallahassee Bar Association will celebrate Law Day with a reception May 7 at the FSU University Center Club's Osceola Grille from 5-7:30 p.
The award is given each May on Law Day by bar associations to acknowledge exceptional community service by non-lawyers for their commitment to education, civil liberties and civic responsibility under the law.
The International Jurists Award-2008 and National Law Day Award 2008 would also be presented at the inaugural function, the ICJ President said.
The ABA's Law Day, "Liberty Under Law: Separate Branches, Balanced Powers.
Hilton was selected by the Simi Valley Police Officers Association and will be honored at a number of events, including the Kiwanis Law Day Luncheon in Ventura on May 27 and the Simi Valley Police Department's annual recognition luncheon Nov.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- ARAG and Drake University Law School recently announced the winners of their inaugural Law Day celebration essay, poster and coloring contests.