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.
- BILL OF RIGHTS DAY 2020 – STUDENT CONTEST AND VIRTUAL FAMILY EVENT. Students are encouraged to enter a contest with a grand prize of $500. Entries of essays, poems, videos, photographs, songs, and artworks will be accepted from students from Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Contest Deadline is Oct 31. Winners will be announced at a virtual family event on Wed Dec 2, 6:00 pm Central.
- To read about the Bill of Rights, click HERE to visit the National Archives site.
- To see additional 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