LAW DAY



History of Law Day

In 1958, at the urging of Charles Rhyne, then-President of the American Bar Association, Law Day was first proclaimed by President Dwight Eisenhower, setting aside the 1st of May of that year as the occasion to recognize our country’s “great heritage of liberty, justice and equality under law.” In his proclamation, President Eisenhower especially urged the legal profession to take a leading role in promoting and participating in this observance. In 1961, Congress, by joint resolution, officially designated May 1 for the celebration of Law Day. The Court of Federal Claims Bar Association organizes a Law Day luncheon program featuring a guest speaker on matters of interest to the Court community.

 

10th Annual Law Day Observance Luncheon

Wednesday May 8th, 2013 to Wednesday May 8th, 2013

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED The United States Court of Federal Claims and the Bar Association are Pleased to Announce the 10th Annual Law Day Observance Luncheon Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:00pm The Willard InterContinental 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC The theme for Law Day 2013 is "Realizing the Dream:  Equality for All."  We are delighted to welcome Judge Ann Claire Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit as our special guest speaker.  To view Judge Williams' biography, please click here. For registration fees please note the following: 1. "Member" covers:  Members of the Court of Federal Claims Bar Association. Please note that CFC Bar Association membership is... More Info

11th Annual Law Day Observance Luncheon

Monday April 28th, 2014 to Monday April 28th, 2014

The United States Court of Federal Claims and the Bar Association are Pleased to Announce the 11th Annual Law Day Observance Luncheon Monday, April 28, 2014 at 12:00pm The Willard InterContinental 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC The Bar Association is pleased to welcome a new guest speaker for Law Day on Monday, April 28, 2014:  Deputy Assistant Attorney General Pamela S. Karlan.  Appointed by the President on January 13, 2014, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Karlan's primary focus is reviewing the work of the Civil Rights Division's Voting and Employment Litigation Sections. While we are sorry the Associate Attorney General cannot join us due to a last minute scheduling conflict, Deputy Assistant... More Info

12th Annual Law Day Observance Luncheon

Tuesday May 12th, 2015 to Tuesday May 12th, 2015

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED The United States Court of Federal Claims and the Bar Association are Pleased to Announce the 12th Annual Law Day Observance Luncheon Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 12:00pm The Willard InterContinental 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC The annual Law Day luncheon, co-sponsored by the Court and the Bar Association, will be held on May 12, 2015, at the Willard Hotel.  The theme for Law Day 2015 is "Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom Under Law,” and we are honored  to have as our keynote speaker Professor A.E. Dick Howard, White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs, University of Virginia School of Law.  Professor Howard... More Info

Law Day Luncheon (May 2, 2016)

Monday May 2nd, 2016 to Monday May 2nd, 2016

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED The United States Court of Federal Claims and the Bar Association are Pleased to Announce the 13th Annual  Law Day Observance Luncheon Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:00pm The Willard InterContinental 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC The annual Law Day luncheon, co-sponsored by the Court and the Bar Association, will be held on May 2, 2016, at the Willard Hotel.  The theme for Law Day 2016 is "Miranda - More Than Words."  We are honored to welcome keynote speaker Adam Goldman, Pulitzer prize-winning reporter for the Washington Post.  Mr. Goldman will address issues related to national security and the role of the media in the law. To register,... More Info