December 15 is Bill of Rights Day, celebrating the day that the Constitution's first 10 Amendments were ratified in 1791. Courts around the country celebrate this important milestone throughout the month of December.
To see the winners of the Second Annual Bill of Rights Day Contest for Students and Teachers and to watch a recording of the Dec 1 event, visit the website of the Judicial Learning Center HERE
A summary of the 2020 event can be found HERE on the U.S. Courts website.
December 15, 2021: In recognition of Bill of Rights Day, a new First Amendment exhibit, featuring Mary Beth Tinker’s famous black armband, will open in the Judicial Learning Center on the first floor of the Eagleton Courthouse.
A corresponding student webinar with special guest Mary Beth Tinker will be held that afternoon at 1:00 pm Central. Registration is required for this free event.
All details can be found here: https://www.moed.uscourts.gov/news/2021/relic-first-amendment-history-be-displayed-federal-courthouse-st-louis
- To read about the Bill of Rights, click HERE to visit the National Archives site.
- To see Bill of Rights Day activities, click HERE to visit the U.S. Courts national outreach page.
- If you would like more information on how you and/or your students can participate in our annual Bill of Rights Day event, contact our Public Education and Community Outreach Administrator.
Contact info – Rachel Marshall