Law Day 2012
Theme: "No Courts, No Justice, No Freedom"
2012 Law Day Proclamation
Friday, April 27, 2012
9:30 a.m. Mock Trial Jury Orientation (for all participants) at Masonic Temple, downtown Flint
11:30 a.m. Law Day Lunch at Masonic Temple, downtown Flint
1:00 p.m. High School Mock Trial Competition, 7th Judicial Circuit Court
High School Mock Trial Competition Information:
Team Registration Form
Case: People v Drew Porter (including courthouse rules, teacher tips, instructions and rules for competition.)
Court Room Assignments -updated 3-26-12
2012 Participating Schools and Attorney Advisors
Law Day Luncheon Registration Form
Teens & The Law
The GCBA Legal Aid Committee, in collaboration with Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, has a speakers bureau for high school students. Topics include laws which are pertinent to their lifestyles not usually covered in civics and government classes. If you are interested in our Teens & The Law program please click here.
Volunteer attorneys speak to senior citizens throughout the county about estate planning, durable power of attorney and many other important issues. For more information please contact Adrienne DeFord, Director of Recruitment and Development at LSEM, at (810) 234-2621.
Elementary School Coloring & Poster Contest Information
The Genesee County Bar Association is sponsoring our Annual Law Day Coloring and Poster Contest, open to all 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students in Genesee County. This year's theme is "No Courts, Not Justice, No Freedom."
A WINNER FROM EACH GRADE LEVEL WILL BE SELECTED AND WILL RECEIVE A $25.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE. Winning posters will be displayed at the Genesee County Bar Association's Annual Law Day Luncheon, on our website at www.gcbalaw.org, and in the March/April edition of our bimonthly magazine Bar Beat. Other submissions will be displayed at the Flint Public Library during the month of May. Posters will not be returned. Additionally, EVERY student who submits an entry will receive a certificate of participation.
For detailed contest requirements click here.
For contest coloring poster and entry form click here.
For entry form click here.
2012 Contest Winners:
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