Announcing the 2015 Law Day Theme!
For more information about Law Day, click here.
2015 Law Day Contests:
In celebration of Law Day, the Dallas Bar Association encourages all Dallas ISD schools to participate in this fun, education contest. Classrooms are encouraged to dive into the theme and discover our common heritage of freedom under the rule of law. Winners receive awards and prizes!
2015 Law Day Contest Forms
Mock Voir Dire (Jury Selection):
The Mock Voir Dire is an interactive legal activity that familiarizes students with their 7th Amendment right to jury trial in certain civil cases. It allows children to see the roles of judges, lawyers and juries in the justice system. Impressing on citizens the importance of service through the process of jury duty;
Most importantly, it provides insight into what a career in law might be like. Giving the children the opportunity to see what being a lawyer or a judge would be like.
The Mock Voir Dire fulfills the ideals of Law Day at its core. Sign up to help your students better understand the legal issues surrounding jury selection, today!
RSVP your classroom! Click here for the 2015 RSVP Form.
Congratulations Law Day 2014 Contest Winners!
Dallas ISD students K-12 participated in the 2014 Law Day Contest at the local level. First place art and photography winners are listed below. The DBA specially acknowledes Dallas ISD student Iris Ibarra, of H. Grady Spruce High School, for her 1st place photography win in the State competition from the State Bar of Texas Law Day Contest.
2014 1st Place Art & Photography Winners:
Taayah L. Dunn, Ronald McNair Elementary
1st Place, Art, K-2nd
Joaquin Garcia, Obadiah Knight Elementary
1st Place, Art, 3rd-5th
Iris Ibarra, H. Grady Spruce High School
1st Place, Photography