Law Day

Celebrate Law Day 2018

Thursday, April 5th and Friday, April 6th

 

Law Day is celebrated annually across Canada and was 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 invited the public to 125 Brodie Street N. to stroll through the new consolidated courthouse. Local judiciary and members of the Bar were on hand from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm to greet the public and answer questions as they toured 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 were on display in the foyer.  This free event was attended by over 85 members of the public.

Open House Poster – Law Day April 5, 2018

 

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 took place in Courtroom #205.  The public was 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 participated, and to the lawyers who volunteer their time to guide and mentor the students in this annual event.

This year the winning team in the morning competition was St. Patrick’s, and in the afternoon Westgate won.

PressReleaseLawDay2018

 

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

Law Day Poster