Call for Proposals- Law, Youth, and Citizenship Program

  • 03 Jun 2011
Call for Proposals
The Law, Youth and Citizenship Program of the New York State Bar Association will hold its 35th Annual Civics and Law-Related Education Conference Oct. 20 and 21, 2011 in Port Jefferson on the north shore of Long Island. The theme is, "The Constitution, the Courts and Crime." The LYC Committee is also looking to select several presenters that can discuss using political cartoons and political satire in the classroom. Chosen presenters will have registration fees waived and room and meals provided.
Keynote speaker will be Linda R. Monk, J.D., a constitutional scholar, journalist, and award-winning author. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she twice received the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award, its highest honor for law-related media. Her books include "The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution," "Ordinary Americans: U.S. History Through the Eyes of Everyday People," and "The Bill of Rights: A User’s Guide." The deadline for proposal submission is June 3. Go to to apply.
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