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Supreme Court Swearing-In Ceremony

KU Law Supreme Court Swearing-In Ceremony

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U.S. Supreme Court Swearing-In Ceremony
June 13, 2016

Join fellow KU Law alumni for a special opportunity to become members of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States in open court on June 13, 2016.

This memorable experience will be available for up to 50 KU Law alumni, and applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants must be a member of a state bar association and in good standing for at least three years.

Reserve your space today by emailing Noelle Uhler at nuhler@ku.edu.

Participating alumni will be responsible for their own transportation and accommodations, plus a $100 participation fee, which will include two receptions and breakfast. Each participant is allowed one guest inside the courtroom. Lodging information will be provided at a later date. Forms and instructions for admission are located on the U.S. Supreme Court website. Read the Bar Admissions Instructions.



2012 Swearing-In Ceremony
On June 10-11, 2012, 17 KU Law alumni were sworn in before the Supreme Court of the United States, sharing the experience with friends and family. In the slideshow below, Heather Bussing, L'87, Mauricio Uribe, L'98, Heiko Heppner, L'08, and Robin Webb, L'95, recount the event. Black-and-white photos courtesy of Heather Bussing.


Noelle Uhler
Director of Events

Photos from the 2012 Ceremony
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