UMKC Celebrates Constitution Day on Sept 16, 2017

By , September 7, 2017 11:23 am

UMKC will celebrate Constitution Day on Saturday, September 16, 2017 with an event sponsored by the UMKC School of Law and the Kansas City Youth Court:  Know Your Rights and Learn the Law.

Hosted by local law enforcement and attorneys, the session will focus on how the Bill of Rights applies to individuals as well as our rights and responsibilities and how to interact with police.  Youth, parents, and students are invited to attend.

Lunch is provided:  RSVP at http://umkclaw.link/constitutiondayknowyourrights

Please see flyer for event details.

Constitution Day became a recognized federal holiday in 2004, when legislation authored by Senator Robert Byrd was signed into law.  The Act mandates that all educational institutions that receive public funding provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on or near September 17th each year.

 

 

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