From the St. Mary’s School of Law Summer 2011 “Law Notes” Newsletter

Supreme Court Bar Admits Alumni

Dean Cantú sponsored a group of nine St. Mary’s School of Law alumni and friends to be admitted before the Supreme Court of the United States on May 2. This is the second time since 2009 Cantú has taken a group to Washington, D.C., for this purpose.

Pictured with Cantú are, back row, Jonathan L. Hardt ( J.D. ’06), Thomas Semmes ( J.D. ’83), St. Mary’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law André Hampton and Justice Gregory T. Perkes ( J.D. ’87), and, front row, Courtney McKendrick, Justice Paul W. Green ( J.D. ’77), Justice Sandee Bryan Marion ( J.D. ’80), Sara Dysart ( J.D. ’81) and Steve A. Chiscano ( J.D. ’97). The group was sworn in before the nation’s highest court.

After the ceremony, Cantú hosted events attended by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr., Sen. John Cornyn ( J.D. ’77), and Adrienne Urrutia Wisenberg ( J.D. ’89), president of the St. Mary’s Alumni Association D.C. Chapter.