Capital Area Muslim Bar Association and KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights is proud to coordinate our first Swearing-In Ceremony for admission to the United States Supreme Court. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 9:00 AM, while the Court is in session and with the Justices present. The morning will begin with a breakfast reception (Justices may or may not be in attendance), followed by the Swearing-In ceremony, group photos, and a tour and lecture on the history of the Supreme Court.
This is a unique opportunity to highlight the Muslim presence in the legal community and get admitted to the highest court in the land.
Space is limited, and allocated on a first come, first served basis for current CAMBA members only.
Eligibility Requirements: (All requirements must be satisfied by August 13, 2019).
Under the Supreme Court rule 5.1 “To qualify for admission, applicants must have been admitted to practice in the highest court of a State, Commonwealth, Territory or Possession, or the District of Columbia for a period of at least three years immediately before the date of application; must not have been the subject of any adverse disciplinary action pronounced or in effect during that 3-year period; and must appear to the Court to be of good moral and professional character.”
Additionally, the applicant must get two current Supreme Court bar members to sponsor them, a good standing certificate from the highest state court and a check for $200 by August 13, 2019. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.