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SCWLA U.S. Supreme Court Swearing-In Trip a Success

The 2012 group admissions ceremony at the Supreme Court of the United States occurred on Monday, December 10, 2012.  Twenty-two of SCWLA's members  were admitted, 21 on motion of the Honorable Jean H. Toal, Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court and 1 on the motion of her mother and SCWLA President, the Honorable Carolyn Matthews, Administrative Law Judge. 


During the weekend of the event, a number of group events were held:  group tours were arranged for the U.S. Capitol over the weekend and on Monday; a SCWLA sponsored (covered by the registration fees collected from the participants) group reception was held on the evening of Sunday, December 9 at our host hotel, the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.; a group dinner (each person responsible for their own dinner) was held on Sunday after the reception; and a group breakfast was conducted in one of the Court's Conference rooms on Monday morning before the admissions ceremony.  In addition to the members who were admitted, more than 16 guests participated in the events.