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Eastern District of Texas

Judge Ron Clark, Chief Judge
David A. O'Toole, Clerk of Court

Oaths of justices and judges

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28 U.S.C. § 453 - Oaths of justices and judges
 

Each justice or judge of the United States shall take the following oath or affirmation before performing the duties of his office: ''I, _________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich, and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent upon me as _________ under the Constitution and laws of the United States. So help me God.”