Law Week 2018 events are made possible by the generous funding of the Beverly C. Moore Justice Fund of the North Carolina Bar Foundation Endowment in cooperation with the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association.
Law Day was inspired by Charles S. Rhyne, president of the American Bar Association in 1957-58 who practiced law in Washington, D.C. In deference to the Cold War and the Soviet Union’s commemoration of May Day, Rhyne drafted the founding Law Day resolution and personally delivered it to President Dwight D. Eisenhower who proclaimed May 1, 1958, as the first Law Day.
Every year since, the President has officially proclaimed May 1 as Law Day throughout the United States. The North Carolina Bar Association and its Young Lawyers Division, through formal proclamation by the Governor of North Carolina, celebrate Law Day on the first Friday in May.
The NCBA’s observance of Law Day is scheduled Friday, May 4, 2018.
- Nominations are now open for the 2018 Liberty Bell Award. Nominations are due by Friday, March 16, 2018.
Regional Moot Court Competition - Grades 9-12
- Moot Court Announcement
- Moot Court Case Problem Instructions
- Petitioners Brief
- Respondents Brief
- Bench Brief
- CFPB Lower Court Opinion
- Dodd Frank Act and Constitution Excerpts
- Case Excerpts and Summaries
- Additional Resources
- Moot Court Case Rules
- Moot Court Registration, Reimbursement & Feedback Forms
Poster Contest - Grades 3-5
Essay Contest - Grades 6-8 & 9-12
New Pilot Program: The McIntyre Youth Leadership Initiative is a pilot program implemented with a primary purpose of encouraging students to embrace and practice the principles of good citizenship. It provides students with a unique opportunity to identify a problem in their community, research potential solutions, and make recommendations. Student participants will prepare a 3-4 minute persuasive speech to inspire and challenge others to participate in the solution of the identified problem.
If questions, contact Jacquelyn Terrell, NCBA Director of Divisions, firstname.lastname@example.org or 919.657.1561