The 2011 contest theme is “The Legacy of John Adams: From Boston to Guantanamo.” Students are asked to showcase how John Adams, America’s first “lawyer president,” influenced our nation. Video entries should be as creative as possible in conveying President Adams’ legacy and its effects throughout history. Finalists will receive a free trip to Washington, D.C., for the ABA Law Day celebration, including roundtrip airfare for two people (if necessary for a guardian to travel),hotel accommodations, and a $100 per diem for two days. The winner will be announced during the Law Day celebration.

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