Law Day is a national effort, held since 1957, to celebrate the rule of law, providing an opportunity to understand how law and the legal profession protect our liberty, strive to achieve justice, and contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share. Traditionally, the CBA's Civics Education Committee observes Law Day at the Connecticut Appellate Court in Hartford by hosting an event featuring an interactive activity, such as a debate or essay and art contest, for middle and high school students.


If you are interested in volunteering with Law Day, please contact the chair of the Civics Education Committee.

Past Events

  • More Than 120 People Attend Law Day Event

    Thursday, May 28, 2020

    More than 120 legal professionals and middle and high school students attended the CBA's annual Law Day event.
  • Valli Pendyala reading her poem to the Connecticut Appellate Court judges. CBA Celebrates 2019 Law Day

    Monday, May 6, 2019

    The Connecticut Bar Association's Civics Education Committee held its annual Law Day Celebration on Friday, May 3, 2019 at the Connecticut Appellate Court in Hartford. Students from Timothy Edwards Middle School in South Windsor were joined by Secretary of the State Denise W. Merrill, CBA President Jonathan M. Shapiro, Civics Education Committee Chair Ralph J. Monaco, and committee members Hon. Susan B. Handy, Kathryn A. Calibey, Lawrence F. Morizio, and Jonathan Weiner.