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Law Day – May 1

May 1, 2012

Celebrate the rule of law today on Law Day U.S.A.  The American Bar Association’s theme for 2012 is “No Courts, No Justice, No Freedom,” highlighting the plight of inadequately funded court systems across the country and at every level.  View a message from Bill Robinson, President of the ABA, and find other resources on court funding and the important role that our courts play in the administration of justice.

President Eisenhower first proclaimed Law Day in 1958.  Every President since then has proclaimed May 1 as Law Day.  Visit the Law Library of Congress’ “Law Day:  A Research Guide” for more information about the history of Law Day U.S.A.

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts provides support and services for the Third Branch.  The National Center for State Courts works with state courts to find solutions to common problems in the administration of justice, including funding and budgeting issues.

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