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U.S. Supreme Court Bar Admission Alumni Swearing-in Ceremony

Feb 23 2011 8:00 am
Feb 23 2011 8:00 am
Date: 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 8:00am
Location: 
Washington, D.C.

The Roger Williams University School of Law announces its fifth United States Supreme Court swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday, January 16, 2013.

Dean David A. Logan and Professor of Law Emily Sack 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. You are allowed one guest in the courtroom.

A wait list is currently being taken. The twelve spaces are filled. If you wish to be placed on the wait list, please indicate your intent as soon as possible via email, and no later than Friday, September 14, 2012, to Chelsie Horne at chorne@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:

  • Be a member in good standing of the highest court of your jurisdiction for the past three years.
  • Present a certificate of good standing from that court.
  • Be sponsored by two current members of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar.
  • Pay the $200 fee.
  • Complete the Application for Admission to Practice form.

For complete admission information and forms, visit the U.S. Supreme Court Bar Admission website (http://www.supremecourtus.gov/bar/baradmissions.html)