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19th Judicial Circuit > Services & Programs > BSA - Law Merit Badge
 

 BSA Law Merit Badge

 Law Merit Badge Seminar 

Following the requirements of the Law Merit Badge booklet, the judges and staff address the differences between civil and criminal laws; the origin of law; the development of the jury system; the Justinian Code and the Magna Carta; and famous trials in history. Actual judges preside over a mock trial with the Scouts serving as members of the jury. A guided tour of the Lake County Jail, Morgue and Courthouse normally round out the day. Lunch is provided from the $5.00 fee. Vending is available.

    WHEN: Saturday, February 1, 2014 
              (Normally held on a Saturday in late January or early February)

    TIME: 8:15 A.M. - 3:45 P.M.

    WHO: Registration is limited to 75 Scouts

    COST: $5.00 (Payable by cash on Program Day)

    REQUIREMENTS: The following requirements must be completed prior to the event:

    1. Read the LAW Merit Badge Booklet – 2007 EDITION (33215)
    2. Bring a completed BLUE Merit Badge Card to class – Must be signed by your Scoutmaster
    3. Must be a 1ST Class Scout or higher prior to the event

    LOCATION: Lake County Courthouse, 18 N. County Street, Waukegan, IL

    PARKING: Parking is available in the lot on the northwest corner of the intersection of Washington Street and Martin Luther King Jr Avenue.

    ENTRANCE: Enter at the Washington Street entrance (East of Martin Luther King Jr Avenue) - Look for the signs!

    Check our flyer for more information. Our next event is scheduled for: Saturday, February 1, 2014 

         
     
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