Ramsay IB High School - Academy of Law

Ramsay IB High School - Academy of Law

This page highlights the Ramsay IB High School, NAF Certified Academy of Law.

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11/29/2023

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Photos from Ramsay IB High School - Academy of Law's post 11/20/2023

Last week, our scholars in the Academy of Law attended Oral Arguments before the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals held at Samford University. The event was sponsored by the Birmingham Bar Foundation. This was followed by lunch on campus with presentations from the Cumberland School of Law Admissions Office and Ambassadors. Students also participated in a discussion with the Dean of Cumberland, Blake Hudson and toured the Law School and library. Students thoroughly enjoyed this experience and left energized and enthusiastic about a career in the legal profession!

Special thanks to representatives from the Birmingham Bar Foundation and Cumberland School of Law for making this possible.

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Photos from Ramsay IB High School - Academy of Law's post 10/26/2023

Yesterday, students in the Academy of Law and the Youth in Government club attended the National Black Professional Lobbyist Association’s conference to participate in a teen mentoring summit designed to expose students to the field of lobbying and related career opportunities. Our students looked so professional, were very engaged, and asked awesome questions! The future is so bright for these Ramsay scholars πŸ’™πŸ’šπŸ–€πŸ“šπŸ’»πŸ†!!

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10/02/2023

The Academy of Law was honored to host Kristen Clarke, Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Our students truly enjoyed this experience! Special thanks to the team at the local U.S. Attorney’s Office - Northern District of Alabama for helping coordinate the visit! πŸ’™πŸ“šπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ‘©πŸ½β€βš–οΈπŸ‘¨πŸΎβ€βš–οΈ

09/18/2023

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09/14/2023
Photos from Ramsay IB High School - Academy of Law's post 09/14/2023

Students in the Academy of Law’s Introduction to Public Safety class have really hit the ground running! Today, they heard from guest speaker, Attorney Rodney Davis who gave powerful insight into what’s required to be successful in the legal profession. Thank you to our law instructor, Mr. Wes Dismuke for inviting Attorney Davis. βš–οΈπŸ“š

05/17/2023

Is your scholar interested in a career in the legal profession?

APPLY NOW for the newly NAF certified Academy of Law at Ramsay! This program is open to rising ninth and tenth graders who have already been accepted to Ramsay for the 2023-2024 school year, or are currently enrolled.

Click the link to apply: https://forms.gle/9CshDqepUtN1AWFY8

Photos from Ramsay IB High School - Academy of Law's post 05/04/2023

We had a very special guest speaker in the Law Academy today! Ramsay’s very own Athletic Director, Coach John Benjamin, shared his expertise on the topic of Sports Law. πŸˆβšΎοΈπŸ€

Our scholars were very engaged and even argued back and forth on some of the topics and court cases discussed. We truly have future attorneys in the making. βš–οΈπŸ“š

Thank you Coach Ben! πŸ’™

05/04/2023

The Academy of Law would like to give a special shout out to our FANTASTIC Law teacher, Mrs. Alexis Lillie.

Mrs. Lillie teaches the Introduction to Criminal Justice course for our Law Academy scholars, in addition to her advanced history courses.

We appreciate you, Mrs. Lillie, for your hard work and dedication to our Academy program, and for pushing our scholars to greatness!! πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ’™πŸŽ‰βš–οΈπŸ“š

Photos from Ramsay IB High School - Academy of Law's post 04/20/2023

Students in Mrs. Lillie’s Introduction to Criminal Justic class attended the Minority Pre-Law Conference today at Birmingham Southern College sponsored by the Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers Section.

Students participated in a mock trial, received valuable information from practicing attorneys about the law school journey, and listened to a panel discussion with judges and attorneys. They also attended a luncheon with keynote speaker, Judge Ruby Davis!

This is a great experience for our future atrorneys and judges! Exposure and representation matter! πŸ’™βš–οΈπŸ“šπŸ’ΌπŸ‘©πŸ½β€βš–οΈπŸ‘¨πŸΎβ€πŸ’»

Photos from Birmingham City Schools's post 03/21/2023
Photos from Ramsay IB High School - Academy of Law's post 02/28/2023

There are great things happening on the hill! Students in Mrs. Lillie’s Introduction to Criminal Justice class are gearing up for a law debate. Their debate topic: Drug use should be treated as a health issue and not a criminal justice issue. We can’t wait to hear our scholars’ positions! Keep soaring!! πŸ“šπŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’»πŸ“–πŸ“

02/14/2023

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: The Civil Rights Activist Committee "Home of the Foot Soldiers" will be celebrating its 21st Annual Reunion celebrating 60 years of the Civil Rights movement. This year, the organization will be giving away 3 scholarships to seniors from Birmingham City Schools. If interested, please email [email protected] to receive additional information.
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02/14/2023

Talladega College invites you and your family to join us for Dega Day! This event gives future Degans the opportunity to experience our welcoming community and to learn about all the ways we can support them in their educational journey! You will meet current students, faculty, staff and administrators who will all be on hand to greet you with a smile. Come and learn why Talladega College is student-first and committed to student success! Come to Dega Day and put Talladega College at the top of your list!

LINK TO REGISTER:
https://talladegacollege.info/DEGADay
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02/14/2023

In November 2008, Judge Shanta Owens was elected to the bench to serve as a District Judge in the criminal division for the 10th Judicial Circuit of Alabama. She is the presiding judge for the drug court program for the Birmingham Division of Jefferson County, a rehabilitation program for nonviolent drug offenders who want to live drug free lives.

Judge Shera Grant became a district court judge in January 2016. Prior to taking the bench, she practiced in a variety of areas. Immediately following law school, she practiced as a prosecutor with the City of Atlanta and the DeKalb County District Attorney's Office. Both of the Birmingham natives graduated from Alabama State University. Both graduated from law school at Louisiana State University. While Grant went to Atlanta after law school, Owens came back to Birmingham and both ended up with jobs as prosecutors.
Judge Owens and Judge Grant are 1995 Ramsay High School graduates. The sisters hold the distinction of being the first and only set of identical twins to serve simultaneously as state court judges in Jefferson County, Alabama.
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02/14/2023

The 2023 Festival of Spirituals & African American Gospel Music is set for Sunday, February 26, 2023. The event will start at 4 p.m. at the 16th Street Baptist Church. View the flyer for more information.

02/14/2023

Presented by YouthSpeak, A Celebration of Black History "Black Resistance" is a free event open to the public on February 24, 2023, starting at 9:30 a.m. Visit the link for more information: https://bit.ly/3X8J62A
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01/26/2023

Calling all Ramsay students!!! Join us for FREE ACT prep!!! πŸ“πŸ“–πŸ“šπŸ““πŸ’»

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01/09/2023

Do you have a rising ninth grade scholar who's interested in the legal profession? Join us in the newly established Academy of Law at Ramsay IB High School! Apply now via the BCS Specialty School Application: https://bit.ly/3GfldQw

**Please note, students must apply and be accepted to Ramsay before applying to the Academy of Law. The application deadline is January 17th.

Ramsay Academy of Law webpage: https://www.bhamcityschools.org/domain/10431

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1800 13th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL
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