Students at high schools in Springfield, Worcester, Southbridge
and Fall River will welcome members of the legal community into
their classrooms throughout the month of May as part of the
Massachusetts Bar Association's Law Day initiative.
MBA member volunteers will focus on the topic "No Courts, No
Justice, No Freedom" established by the American Bar Association as
the theme for Law Day 2012.
The MBA Law Day Committee, led by Marc Laredo and Michael Sams,
decided to use the ABA's theme since it applies to the MBA's
current public awareness campaign on the importance of court
"These upcoming classroom visits represent a unique way to impress
upon high school students the important role that the rule of law
and the legal system play in the everyday lives of citizens," said
MBA President Richard P. Campbell. "We thank the numerous attorneys
and judges who have generously agreed to donate their time and
energy for these meaningful interactions with students."
The MBA is appreciative of the Massachusetts Judges Conference for
once again offering its assistance with recruiting volunteer judges
for this endeavor.
Law Day is a national day of celebration in May focusing on the
United States' heritage of liberty under law and recognizing its
role in our daily lives. Celebratory events are often held
throughout the month of May.