Civics Education Contest

Essay Contest Winners

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

About the Contest

Every year to honor Law Day, the American Bar Association (ABA) designates a theme to highlight an important issue relating to the law or the legal system. For the past five years NCSC has framed its question around ABA's Law Day subject.

2018 question: Why did the Founding Fathers create the three branches of government?

2017 question: What does it mean to be a U.S. citizen?

2016 question: In your own words, what are the Miranda Rights and why are they important?

2015 question: What should you do if you or a classmate are being bullied?

2014 question: What is civics education and why is it important?