Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University et al v. Trump et al
MOTION for Tassity S. Johnson to Appear Pro Hac Vice . Motion and supporting papers to be reviewed by Clerk's Office staff. Document filed by Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration in Support of Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice, # 2 Certificate of Good Standing (Connecticut), # 3 Text of Proposed Order)(Johnson, Tassity)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
KNIGHT FIRST AMENDMENT INSTITUTE
AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY; REBECCA
BUCKWALTER; PHILIP COHEN; HOLLY
FIGUEROA; EUGENE GU; BRANDON
NEELY; JOSEPH PAPP; and NICHOLAS
Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-05205-NRB
MOTION FOR ADMISSION
PRO HAC VICE
DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United
States; SEAN M. SPICER, White House Press
Secretary; DANIEL SCAVINO, White House
Director of Social Media and Assistant to the
Pursuant to Rule 1.3 of the Local Rules of the United States Courts for the Southern and
Eastern Districts of New York, I, Tassity S. Johnson, respectfully move this Court for an Order
for admission to practice pro hac vice to appear as counsel for Knight First Amendment Institute
at Columbia University, et al., in the above-captioned matter. In support of this Motion, I state as
I am an associate at Jenner & Block, LLP, 1099 New York Avenue, NW, Suite
900, Washington, DC 20001, which is counsel to Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia
University, et al. in the above-captioned matter.
I am a member in good standing of the bar of the State of Connecticut, to which I
was admitted in 2014. The official or office maintaining the roll of the members of this bar is the
Connecticut Bar Association, 30 Bank Street, New Britain, CT 06501.
I am a member in good standing of the bar of the United States Court of Appeals
for the Fourth Circuit, to which I was admitted in 2015. The official or office maintaining the
roll of the members of that bar is the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1100 East Main Street,
Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219.
I am a member in good standing of the Court of Appeals of Maryland, to which I
was admitted in 2015. The official or office maintaining the roll of the members of that bar is
the Clerk’s Office, 361 Rowe Boulevard, Annapolis, MD 21401.
No disciplinary proceedings are pending or proposed against me in any
jurisdiction and no discipline has previously been imposed on me in any jurisdiction.
Pursuant to Local Rule 1.3(c), attached to this Motion is a Certificate of Good
Standing from the State of Connecticut.
For the reasons stated above, counsel respectfully requests that this motion be granted.
Dated: August 8, 2017
By: /s/ Tassity S. Johnson
Tassity S. Johnson
Jenner & Block LLP
1099 New York Avenue NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: (202) 639-6000
Facsimile: (202) 639-6066
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