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Attorneys celebrate Law Day in the classroom

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March 9, 2016


Attorneys celebrate Law Day in the classroom


INDIANAPOLIS (March 9, 2016) – The Indiana State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section is sponsoring a statewide Law Day program that matches lawyers with local schools. Law Day, held annually on May 1, is a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law. In 2016, the nation marks the 50th anniversary of perhaps the best-known U.S. Supreme Court case, Miranda v. Arizona, which will serve as the theme to which attorneys will speak about in the classroom.


Law Day provides students in grades K-12 with the opportunity to learn about the Miranda Warning and to explore criminal justice and human rights in our country; the procedural protections afforded to all of us by the U.S. Constitution; how these rights are safeguarded by the courts; and why the preservation of these principles is essential to our liberty.


To participate, attorneys and teachers can sign up at The Young Lawyers Section will match you with a local school or attorney. For more information about Law Day or the Miranda decision, visit


For Law Day questions, please contact Sara McClammer at or Benjamin D. Fryman at




Founded in 1896, the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) is the single largest legal organization in the state. With more than 12,000 members, the ISBA serves and advocates on behalf of its members, their clients and the public interest as the independent voice of the legal profession. The ISBA’s office is located in downtown Indianapolis. For more information about the State Bar, visit


Media Contact: Carissa Long, ISBA Director of Public Relations & Social Media, 800.266.2581,

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