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 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 $6.00 fee. Vending is available.

    WHEN: Saturday, January 30, 2016 
              (Normally held on a Saturday in late January or early February)

    TIME: 8:15 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

    WHO: Registration is limited to 75 Scouts

    COST: $6.00 (Payable by cash on Program Day)

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

    1. Read the LAW Merit Badge Booklet – 2013 Edition
    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: Free Parking in the Garage located on the North Side of the Courthouse will be open.

    ENTRANCE: Entrance through the Main Entrance located off the Parking Garage. - Look for the signs!

    Check our flyer for more information. Our next event is scheduled for: Saturday, January 30, 2016 

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