Public Education Committee

The focus of the Public Education Committee is to develop an array of educational outreach programs for students and adults designed to improve public awareness of the law and our legal system and enhance the public perception of the profession.

Chair
Bowe & Associates Pllc
707 Georgia Ave Ste 301
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2029
(423)475-6070
Immediate Past Chair
City of Franklin, Law Department
109 3rd Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37065
(615)550-6603

Volunteer for High School Law Camp

The TBA’s Public Education Committee is seeking volunteers for the 2017 Lipscomb Law Camp, which will be held on the Lipscomb University campus June 12-16. Each year, Lipscomb University’s Institute for Law, Justice and Society hosts a class of high school students from across the country and educates them in matters of law and government. This year’s theme is “Constitutions and Constitutionalism,” and volunteer attorneys are needed to lead sessions June 12-15. Materials and suggested lesson plans will be provided. Contact Public Education Coordinator Lauren Hopper Lee, (615) 277-3217.
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14th Amendment Theme of 2017 ABA Law Day

In recognition of Law Day on May 1, the American Bar Association will sponsor programming in Washington, D.C., and encourage celebrations across the country that highlight the rule of law. “The 14th Amendment: Transforming American Democracy” is the theme this year, and will be the subject of three public events in the nation’s capital: "The 15th Annual Leon Jaworski Public Program" and "A Law Day conversation with the D.C. Courts" on May 1, and the “Dialogue on the 14th Amendment” program for high school students on May 2.

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