Law Day

Celebrate Law Day 2018

Thursday, April 5th and Friday, April 6th

 

Law Day is celebrated annually across Canada and will be held this year in Thunder Bay on Thursday, April 5, 2018 and Friday, April 6, 2018. Local activities celebrating the law included the OBA-OJEN Competitive Mock Trials competition, as well as an Open House at the Thunder Bay Consolidated Courthouse on Brodie Street.

Thunder Bay Consolidated Courthouse Open House – April 5, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

The Thunder Bay Law Association invites the public to 125 Brodie Street N. to stroll through the new consolidated courthouse. Local judiciary and members of the Bar will be on hand from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm to greet the public and answer questions as they tour through the building to view the court rooms on the 1st and 2nd floor, as well as the Superior Court judges chambers and the library. Judicial robes from previous decades will be on display in the foyer.  This was a free event.

Secondary School Mock Trial Competition – April 6, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

On Friday, April 6th, the Secondary School Mock Trial Competition will take place in Courtroom #205.  The public is invited to watch the high school teams compete in the morning and/or afternoon sessions.  The winning teams names have been added to the to the Justice Wright Law Day Cup! Thank you to all the students who participate, and to the lawyers volunteer their time to guide and mentor the students in this annual event.

Last year the winning team in the morning competition was St. Patrick’s, and in the afternoon Westgate edged out St. Ignatius.

 

Additional information on Law Day

Law Day in Ontario (Ontario Bar Association)
Law Day Mock Trials  (Ontario Justice Education Network)

 

Previous Law Day celebrations

Law Day 2017

Law Day 2016

Law Day 2015

Law Day 2014

Law Day 2013

Law Day 2012

Law Day 2011

Law Day 2010

Law Day 2009

Law Day 2008

Law Day 2007

2011 Winners of Charter Challenge and Poster Contest

Law Day Poster

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