Law Day 2020

All Baltimore County (public and private school) students are encouraged to submit entries. Cash prizes will be awarded on May 1, 2020. BCBA Members’ children/grandchildren may be in any Maryland school jurisdiction.

About the 2020 Law Day Theme

Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100

The Law Day 2020 theme is “Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100.” In 2019-2020, the United States is commemorating the centennial of the transformative constitutional amendment that guaranteed the right of citizens to vote would not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of sex. American women fought for, and won, the vote through their voice and action.

The women’s suffrage movement forever changed America, expanding representative democracy and inspiring other popular movements for constitutional change and reform. Yet, honest reflection on the suffrage movement reveals complexity and tensions over race and class that remain part of the ongoing story of the Nineteenth Amendment and its legacies.

Art Contest Flyer 2020– Kindergarten – 8th Grade Students

Essay Cover Sheet 2020 & Essay Contest Flyer 2020 – High School Students

Deadline for submissions is Monday, April 6, 2020, 4:30 p.m. to the Baltimore County Bar Association, 100 County Courts Building, 401 Bosley Avenue, Towson, MD 21204; or email to rruocco@bcba.org.