Polk County Bar Association
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Law Day 2024

Submission deadline: March 22, 2024 - Law Day Celebration: May 1, 2024

There is something for every age and interest at Law Day!

Grades K-5 Information         Grades 6-8 Information          Grades 9-12 Information


2024 Law Day Rules             Past Law Day Winning Entries 


The Polk County Bar Association gives Polk County area students a chance to get creative with the law as part of our annual Law Day celebration. Students in grades K through 12 are invited to compete in the visual arts, music, essay and poetry categories.

Law Day has been celebrated on or around May 1 since 1958 when President Dwight Eisenhower signed the proclamation declaring it a day to celebrate and strengthen the American heritage of liberty, justice and equality under the law.

Voices of Democracy is the 2024 Law Day theme. This theme encourages Americans to participate in the 2024 elections by deepening their understanding of the electoral process; discussing issues in honest and civil ways; turning out to vote; and finally, helping to move the country forward after free and fair elections. In this way, Americans ensure that our government remains responsive to the wishes of the people.


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