Skip to comments.Is Obama a member of the bar?
Posted on 09/05/2008 6:13:56 PM PDT by pabianice
I cannot find any certification that Obama ever passed the bar. Can someone point me to such a verifiable reference? Thanks.
The ‘bar’ he is a member of is the Brehon Pub where the Chicago machine hangs out.
i don’t think you have to be a member of the illinois bar to be on the oprah show.
If he couldn’t pass the bar exam, and was the Editor of the Harvard Law Review, then we know it was an Affirmative Action deal.
Here’s the thing about Barack. He is international, he is just black enough to be “black”, he is reasonably intellegent, and he knows how to give good BS. He makes stupid white liberals feel good about not being racist, even though he isn’t real on substance. The term “Empty Suit” so fits him, it’s amazing to me.
Where did you look?
Illinois has the records on line.
What name did you use? I mean really it could be under Barry Smith for all we know.
The reality is that he does not to be a member of the bar to teach.
I think I heard though today that he never published a paper while teaching. What ever happen to publish or perish?
Is anyone, anywhere, compiling all of the missing and/or conflicting information about this clown?
Try this link.
#4,366 out of 25,109 lawyers in Chicago, Illinois
#127,687 out of 893,079 total lawyers Overall
His position was "Lecturer," not "Professor" (of one type or another). Lecturers are not expected to publish. What is more remarkable is that he never authored a Law Review article while at Harvard.
At least, according to AVVO.com.
Last Name: obama, status: All, Country: usa
Name Date Admitted City State Authorized to Practice?
Barack Hussein Obama December 17, 1991 N/A N/A No
Michelle Obama Former name(s): Michelle Robinson May 12, 1989 N/A N/A No
“Is Obama a member of the bar?”
Don’t you know that Muslims don’t drink alcohol? (At least not publicly)
What does “Voluntarily inactive and not authorized to practice law” mean? Both were admitted to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court.
It could be in New York, as that’s where Kellman went to get him to be a community organizer for Chicago. Obama claimed this week at a meeting that he taught Constitutional Law. And at one point he worked for the same law firm in Chicago as Michelle Obama. So Illinois should be the place he has lilcense to practice law, even if he had passed the bar in NY.
They say he practiced law with a “civil rights law firm.” He had to be a member of the bar to do that. If he passed the bar and is licensed, it has to be a matter of public record. Try the Illinois Supreme Court and the Attorney Disciplinary Board or whatever agency is responsible for policing attorneys in the state.
Scroll down to comment by "Another Kansan" for some links
Can one be a member after one has admitted to illegal drug use?
It is an open secret that graduates of Suffolk ("close cover before striking") Law pass the Massachusetts Bar Examine on the first attempt at a higher rate than graduates of Haavaad Lah. Many of the Harvard Law students need to take cram courses at night over a deli to pass the bar exam. Not clear what they're teaching on the northern banks of the Charles, but it's not Blackstone.
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