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 Law Day Live Cyberbullying, Piracy, and Sexting Video

Cyberbullying, Internet Piracy, and Sexting

Using video conferencing and webcasting, four courtrooms in Nevada's four population centers - Clark, Washoe, and Elko Counties and Carson City - were linked together to allow students across the state to talk to one another and discuss topics affecting their future.

Law Day Live The Great Writ: Relief from Unlawful Imprisonment Video

The Great Writ: Relief from Unlawful Imprisonment

In 2011, Law Day Live explored the Legacy of John Adams, specifically the Writ of Habeas Corpus. Students reviewed the historical and contemporary role of lawyers in defending the rights of the accused, and the fundamental principle of the rule of law. The webcast also features a historical review of the Combatant Status Review Tribunals. Using the 2010 Academy Awards Short List film, The Response, the webcast explored important legal issues concerning habeas corpus leading the students to make the final decision about a prisoner's fate.

The American Bar Association recognized this Law Day Live webcast with the 2011 Outstanding Law Day Activity Award for creative student engagement and the excellence of the program.

 Law Day Live The Government, Privacy, and You Video

The Government, Privacy, and You

The notion of privacy has played a unique role in American society as well as its history, yet it is never directly mentioned in the United States Constitution. Despite no direct mention, the amendments of the Bill of Rights do reflect the concerns of the framers around specific areas of privacy. The Fourteenth Amendment expanded ways to address those concerns.

The American Bar Association recognized this Law Day Live webcast as the 2012 Outstanding Law Day Activity for its creative content and excellence of the program.

Law Day Live Equality for All Video

Realizing the Dream: Equality for All

In 2013, Nevada high school students explored issues of equality during Law Day Live. Three unique court cases were presented before the Nevada Supreme Court by students from Las Vegas, Reno, and Winnemucca. The cases reviewed issues of immigration, the role of diversity in college admissions, and the propriety of voter ID laws.

Law Day Live Why Every Vote Matters Video

American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters

In 2014, six teams from Nevada high schools argued cases affecting voting rights in relation with the theme of “American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters.” Three unique court cases were presented before the Nevada Supreme Court by students from Elko, Las Vegas, Reno, Virginia City, and Winnemucca.