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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 9, 2014

Every few years, the University of Kansas School of Law arranges an opportunity for alumni to become members of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. The next swearing-in ceremony will take place in open court on June 9, 2014. All 25 spots are currently reserved, but you may contact Noelle Uhler to be placed on the waiting list.

Participating alumni will be responsible for their own transportation and accommodations. Each participant is allowed one guest inside the courtroom. The trip will include two receptions and additional special group arrangements. All guests in your party are invited to attend all events. Additional details will be forthcoming./p>

The law school has secured a block of rooms at The JW Marriott Washington with a group rate of $189/night. The hotel is near the White House and centrally located. To reserve a room in the KU Law block, please use the hotel reservation page for the KU Law group.


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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