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Annual Observances

Mark milestones, anniversaries, and traditions with programs and activities. Resources also support heritage months.

  • Law Day
    Law Day is celebrated on May 1 and throughout the month. Find interactive courtroom and classroom activities here.
  • Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
    Constitution Day is marked on September 17 and throughout the month. A fresh look at the Constitution is offered here.
  • Bill of Rights Day
    Bill of Rights Day is observed on December 15 and throughout the month. Find discussion starters here.
  • Anniversary of the Federal Court System
    September 24 is the anniversary of a groundbreaking American innovation – a federal court system separate from the individual state courts.

Heritage Months
Celebrate diversity and use law-related resources to explore the nation's legal and cultural heritage.

Federal Court Events
Events conducted regularly at federal courthouses, as well as community landmarks, historic sites, and civic gathering places.