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Law, Youth and Citizenship Program

New York High School Mock Trial State Finals
May 17-19, 2020 (Sunday-Tuesday)
Albany, NY


Details for teams competing in the State Finals will be available here later in 2020.

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The Committee on Law, Youth and Citizenship will present its annual CLE program at the NYSBA Annual Meeting.

Public Education and the Law
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
9:00am-12:00pm
New York Hilton Midtown
New York City

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LYC 44th Annual Civics and Law-Related Education Conference
Friday, October 30, 2020
8:30am - 3:30pm
The Sagamore Resort
Bolton Landing, NY
More details to follow!



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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