On This Day: Law Day

President Dwight D. Eisenhower commemorated the first Law Day on May 1, 1958. Law Day celebrates the importance of the rule of law to the United States. In his proclamation of this day, Eisenhower said, "In a very real sense, the world no longer has a choice between force and law. If civilization is to survive it must choose the rule of law."

The Origins of Law Day

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed the origins of Law Day and the importance of the rule of law.

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