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Chief Justice’s Daughter Sworn In

April 19, 2000

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist almost never varies from the words of welcome he extends to lawyers sworn in to practice before the Supreme Court. But he made an exception Wednesday for his daughter.

``I’m very proud,″ the chief justice said before Janet Rehnquist stood among 23 other lawyers and took the oath.

Rehnquist, 42, is a federal prosecutor based in Alexandria, Va.

Usually, the chief justice greets new lawyers by intoning, ``I want to extend a warm welcome on the behalf of the court.″

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