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Celebrating Bill of Rights Day

Bill of Rights Day is celebrated on December 15 each year. The Bill of Rights, composed of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, sets out the foundational civil rights and liberties guaranteed to all Americans. President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 15 to be Bill of Rights Day in 1941 in commemoration of … Continue Reading

Attorneys, associations celebrate Constitution Day with readings, presentations

Organizations of attorneys throughout the state of Texas have planned special events to honor Constitution Day – the nationally recognized holiday marking the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. As part of the celebration, more than 100 attorneys from the Houston Bar Association will read to 209 classes in elementary schools across … Continue Reading