What is Law Day?


Law Day, May 1, annually, is a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law. Law Day underscores how law and the legal process contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share. Law Day also provides an opportunity to recognize the role of courts in this democracy and the importance of jury service to maintaining the integrity of the courts.

A theme is chosen to provide an opportunity to spotlight a particular aspect of the rule of law or legal process and how it affects our daily lives. Many of the Law Day programs held around the country are specifically tailored to showcase the theme