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Law Alumni United States Supreme Court Swearing-In Ceremony

Oct 5 2017 1:00 pm
Date: 
Wed, 02/28/2018 - 8:00am
Location: 
U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, DC

United States Supreme Court Bar Admission
RWU Law Alumni Swearing-in Ceremony
U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, DC

The Roger Williams University School of Law announces its ninth United States Supreme Court swearing-in ceremony.

Dean Michael Yelnosky will invite the candidates for admission to join them for breakfast the morning of the swearing-in ceremony. The breakfast will be held at 8:00 a.m. at the Supreme Court of the United States. Supreme Court oral arguments will take place after the ceremony. Space is limited to twelve (12) attorney admissions. Alumni must be a member in good standing of the highest court of their jurisdiction for the past three years. Priority of acceptance into this program will be given to RWU Law graduates in order of receiving their email intent. A wait list will be taken once the twelve spaces are filled. You are allowed only one guest inside the courtroom. This program is now wait-listed. 

If you wish to participate, please indicate your intent as soon as possible via email, and no later than Friday, October 13, 2017 to lawevents@rwu.edu

Once you receive confirmation from the School of Law, you must follow the steps below to complete the application process.

The following criteria must be met for admission of U.S. Supreme Court Bar: 

(1) Be a member in good standing of the highest court of your jurisdiction for a period of at least three years immediately before October 2017.

(2) Present a certificate of good standing from that court.

(3) Be sponsored by two current members of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar.

(4) Pay the $200 fee.

(5) Complete the Supreme Court of the United States Application for Admission to Practice Form.

For complete admission information and forms, visit the U.S. Supreme Court Bar Admission website.

RWU Law
Office of Programs & Events
lawevents@rwu.edu