Locke Clifford Becomes a Member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States
Locke Clifford joined other alumni of the University of North Carolina School of Law in a group admission on Monday, December 7, 2009. Chief Justice John Roberts admitted the Carolina Law graduates to the nation’s highest court.
The group enjoyed two days of festivities in Washington, DC including a welcome dinner for alumni in the nation’s capital at the Chevy Chase Club on Sunday, December 6. The official swearing in ceremony took place at the Supreme Court on Monday and the group stayed for oral arguments present to the court. A luncheon was held at the Metropolitan Club.
On Monday evening, the group joined other UNC School of Law alumni in the DC area and together enjoyed a talk by Duke Law Professor Scott Silliman, UNC Law School Class of 1968, entitled “Crucial National Issues Facing the Obama Administration.” This was followed by a cocktail reception at the Metropolitan Club.