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Law, Youth and Citizenship Program

2019 NYSBA Annual Meeting - January 14-19 - Hilton Midtown, New York City

The LYC Committee will be presenting its annual CLE program on "Public Education and the Law" at the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, January 16, 9:00am-12:00pm.

Topics will include:  
• The Future of Public Education - A View from Washington  
• A Skating Tour Through the New Laws and Decisions Affecting Public Education  
• The Parameters of Student Free Speech Rights Related to Political Demonstrations on School Grounds  

For more information and to register, go to  www.nysba.org/am2019lyc



New York Statewide Mock Trial Tournament       

In this educational program, co-sponsored by The New York Bar Foundation, high school students have the opportunity to gain first hand knowledge of civil/criminal law and courtroom procedures. Thousands of students participate each year.  Objectives of the tournament are to:  Teach students ethics, civility and professionalism; Further students’ understanding of the law, court procedures and the legal system; Improve proficiency in basic life skills, such as listening, speaking, reading and reasoning; Promote better communication and cooperation among the school community, teachers and students and members of the legal profession, and; Heighten appreciation for academic studies and stimulate interest in law-related careers.  

Click here to learn more about the New York Statewide High School Mock Trial Program!

LYC Logo The LYC Restricted Fund helps students and programs that impact civic education throughout New York State.  All donations will help provide programs and events sponsored by the Law, Youth and Citizenship and assist the LYC Committee in carrying out its mission and goals.   

All donations to the LYC Restricted Fund are tax-deductible.   

If you would like to donate,  click here to go to the New York Bar Foundation's "MAKE A DONATION" page.   

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