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For Immediate Release For Further Information Contact:
May 22, 2017 Kathleen L. Arberg (202) 479-3211

A formal investiture ceremony for Associate Justice Neil M. Gorsuch will take place at a special sitting of the Supreme Court in the Courtroom at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 15. On April 10, Neil M. Gorsuch was sworn in as the 101st Associate Justice of the Supreme Court so that he could begin to participate in the work of the Court immediately. An investiture is purely ceremonial.

Press seating for the Court ceremony will be by reservation. Requests for seating must be received by the Public Information Office no later than Friday, June 9.

Chief Justice Roberts, Justice Gorsuch, and Justice Gorsuch’s wife, Louise, will be available for photographers at approximately 2:15 p.m., Thursday, June 15, on the front plaza of the Supreme Court building, immediately following the investiture ceremony.

Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Gorsuch will walk down the front steps of the building and stand briefly at the base of the steps on the plaza. Mrs. Gorsuch will then join the Justice briefly for photographs. There will not be an opportunity for questions. Credentials issued by the Public Information Office are required for access to the plaza. Cameras may be positioned on the plaza any time after 1 p.m. in the designated roped-off area. All crews should be in place by 1:45 p.m.

To obtain credentials for the outside photo opportunity, please call the Public Information Office at the Supreme Court, (202) 479-3211, no later than Friday, June 9.


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