Law Day Essay Entries Due March 14, 2008

March 05, 2008
Contact: Lara Slifko (602)340-7235
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For Immediate Release         For more information contact:
March 5, 2008                           Lara Slifko 602-340-7235
                                                     [email protected]
 Arizona Law Day Essay Contest Entries Due March 14th, 2008
Phoenix, AZ March 14, 2008 is the deadline for submissions for the 2008 Law Day Essay Contest. This year’s essay contest is open to all Arizona high school students in grades 10 through 12. The topic is: “How Should The Courts Uphold The Rule Of Law?”
The top three winners from each county in Arizona will be chosen to receive a special recognition plaque, with the first place essay in each county receiving a $250 Scholarship. These winners will also attend a special recognition event later this Spring where winners, their families and teachers will have a chance to discuss the essay topic with Arizona Supreme Court Justices.
Entries of no more than 1,000 words must be submitted by March 14, 2008 by email, fax or mail:
Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education
c/o Law Day Essay Contest
4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 210
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
Fax: (602) 416-7585
Email: [email protected]
About Law Day (
In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaimed May 1st Law Day to strengthen our nation’s great heritage of liberty, justice, and equality under the law. Each year since, the American Bar Association, with help from local courts, bar associations and legal charities, has promoted events across the nation to celebrate Law Day.  The Foundation’s Law Day Essay Scholarship Contest is sponsored by the Arizona Supreme Court and Maricopa County Bar.
About the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education (
The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education The Foundation provides technical and financial assistance to legal aid organizations, schools and community groups working toward “access to justice for all Arizonans” through law-related education and free legal services.