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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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New Delhi [India], Nov 26 ( ANI ): Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Sunday invoked Dr BR Ambedkar during his valedictory address at an event commemorating the National Law Day.
The two-day conference on the occasion of National Law Day was also addressed by President Ram Nath Kovind, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Working off this year's Law Day theme of "Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom Under Law,'' Judge Ponsor started out by providing a brief history of the Magna Carta, signed in 1215 and widely regarded as one of the most significant legal documents in the history of democracy.
On the occasion of National Law Day, Prof BR Natarajan President - Vice Chancellor addressed the students and faculty of Sangam University on 26 Nov 2012 and shared the above details and reiterated the preamble of the constitution.
He currently co-chairs the Law Day in Schools Committee.
Part of my job was to publicize the association's Law Day luncheon.
March, 16 be declared supremacy of law day and be celebrated every year, he demanded.
This year's Law Day theme, "The Rule of Law: Foundation for Communities of Opportunity and Equity" invites us to contemplate the fundamental importance of an independent judiciary as the foundation of the sound justice system envisioned--and fought dearly for--by this country's founding fathers.
The ISBA's ongoing efforts in that regard, assisted by the Illinois Supreme Court, its Commission on Professionalism, and the Illinois Judges' Association, will be complemented by upcoming Law Day programs in May celebrating the 50th anniversary of Law Day in the U.
The Canadian Superior Courts Judges Association (CSCJA) was delighted to participate in Law Day 2007, celebrating 25 years since the signing of Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
VALENCIA -- Provocative and timely legal issues -- from gangsta rap lyrics to the Virginia Tech shootings -- will be addressed today at a Law Day forum at College of the Canyons.
Related to this, 15 Leagues recently organized forums for Law Day on May 1st under this year's theme "Liberty under Law: Separate Branches, Balanced Powers.