Deaf lawyers to join Supreme Court bar in mass ceremony

Lawyers who are deaf or hard-of-hearing are set to be sworn in to the U.S. Supreme Court bar on April 19, in a first-ever mass event that symbolizes the strides lawyers with disabilities have made. The high court will provide interpreters and realtime captioning services to allow the lawyers to follow, visually and on their smartphones, what is happening during the swearing-in ritual and in the oral arguments that will follow.

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