Swearing-in Ceremony | Supreme Court of the United States Bar

  • October 16, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 1 First St NE, Washington, DC 20543
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  • Please see event announcement for eligibility requirements.

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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 β€œTo 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 cambadirectors@gmail.com. 

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