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Law Center Alumni Sworn-In to Practice before U.S. Supreme Court

March 30
The 41 Law Center alumni who were sworn-in to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court gathered for a breakfast reception held in the Supreme Court East Conference Room.

The Shepard Broad Law Center sponsored its second biennial United States Supreme Court Admissions Ceremony as 41 law alumni stood before the nine justices of the Court and were sworn in to the bar of highest court in the nation on Mar. 30 and 31.

Alumni sworn in included Aaron Allison ’06, Margaret Arneson ’01, Jamie Finizio Bascombe ’93, Genny Bernstein ’00, Jason Blank ’06, Lorne Cabinsky ’99, Daniel Camejo ’04, Andrew Cargill ’03, Elizabeth Clark ’95, Alfredo Cordoba ’00, Amy Cosentino ’04, Allison Davis ’97, Joshua Deckard ’01, Rachel Diaz ’01, Paul Finizio ’83, Theresa Fontana ’02, Roland Galdos ’01, Professor Robert Gregg, Cynthia Gunther ’01, Jason Gunther ’96, Alicia Jackson ’03,  Joseph Jones ’99, Carolina Maluje ’01, Orfelia Mayor ’02, Denise Mitchell ’96, Andres Montejo ’03, Nicole Morris ’04, Robin Sobo Moselle ’91, Sabarish Neelakanta ’06, Brian oh-Eachtuigheirn (Heron) ’96, Elaine Papas ’00, Marc Schechter ’98, Phillip Semenick ’01, Gary Sheres ’05, Sorraya Solages ’02, Mara Beth Sommers ’79, Angela Spencer ’02, Jason Steinman ’02, Davina Tala ’03, Erin Tieso ’02, Helen Warner ’03, and David Wiegand ’81. Applicants who were sworn in were admitted to Bars of the states of Florida, New York, Texas, and Wyoming and were found to possess the necessary qualifications for admission.

March 31

In celebration of this event, a breakfast reception was held in the Supreme Court East Conference Room on both days, and on March 30, the Shepard Broad Law Center and NSU Alumni Association hosted “Supreme Decisions,” an evening of networking and camaraderie at the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel.  Law Center Dean Athornia Steele, Professor Bruce Rogow, and Distinguished Visiting Professor and Former Chief ABC News Correspondent at the U.S. Supreme Court, Tim O’Brien spoke at the event.

Professor Rogow, who has argued a number of cases before the Court, had the honor of moving the admission of the NSU alumni into the Court.  Admittees and their guests were able to hear decisions handed down by the Court as well as oral arguments before the Court.