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Law Day/Take Your Children to Work Day 2020

  • May 04, 2020
  • Virtual
Cordially invite you to join us for our 1st virtual presentation of

MONDAY, May 4, 2020 - 10:30 - 12:30 pm

Law Day, celebrates the rule of law. It was formally established by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958. For more than 25 years, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in White Plains and the Westchester Women’s Bar Association have hosted a joint celebration of Take Your Children to Work Day and Law Day for our children and local students. The program celebrates the legal professionals who work in and with the Court as well as the annual theme civic theme of Law Day. Through interactive presentations, we educate the participants about civics and government to help them understand their role as informed, active citizens in the legal system. This year, we celebrate the 19th amendment “Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100” which granted women the right to vote. Special presentation by the:  


Who can attend?                    Students in grades 3 through 8; family members and teachers

How will it work?  We will provide a link to the secure webcast hosted by  

RSVP: By May 2, 2020 to https://totalwebcasting.com/view/?func=VOFF&id=twclient&date=2020-05-04&seq=1

Cost FREE! Thanks to our sponsors:



10:30 am –
10:35 am                                                     

Welcome - Deborah A. Scalise and WWBA President Angela Morcone Giannini
10:35 am –
10:45 am
Hon. Lisa Margaret Smith – Speech re: Law Day 2020 Theme  

“Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100”. Introduction to the three branches of US Government and the Mock Trial Presentation of “US v. Phoenix Jones”

10:45 am –
11:45 am          
Presentation by Rye Neck High School Mock Trial Team Presentation/Marcella L. Scalise, Coach

11:45 am –
11:55 am
Poll of the Jury/attendees and announce the verdict - Role of Judge

11:55 am –
12:10 pm

Presentation by Prosecutor and FBI Agent
12:10 pm –
12:20 pm

Presentation by Defense Attorney
12:20 pm –
12:25 pm
US Courts Law Day Video “The Courts and You: From Suffragist Sashes to Antiwar Armbands” (4:58)  

12:25 pm – 12:30 pm
Presentation of Law Day Proclamation by WWBA President Angela Morcone Giannini with Closing Remarks by Deborah A. Scalise and Hon. Lisa Margaret Smith

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