Posted: June 2nd, 2008
Wake Forest law school alumni recently were sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar upon recommendation of Dean Blake Morant on May 12. Following the ceremony, the 18 law alumni and their family members were greeted by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
To be eligible for the 2009 Supreme Court bar ceremony with the Wake Forest School of Law, alumni must meet the following requirements:
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 three-year period; and must appear to the Court to be of good moral and professional character.
Applicants must obtain a “certificate of good standing” from the presiding judge, clerk, or other authorized official of the highest court of a State, Commonwealth, Territory or Possession, or of the District of Columbia.
Applicants will be required to pay a fee of $200, payable to the United States Supreme Court.