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The Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court is the first American Inn of Court specializing in appellate practice.

The Coke Appellate Inn of Court is one of the American Inns of Court, which are dedicated to advancing the rule of law by achieving the highest level of professionalism through example, education and mentoring.

The Inn was founded in 2000 by Kenneth Bass, Edward Bruce, B. Paul Cotter, Jr., Judge Timothy Dyk, Kathleen Felton, John Fisher, Judge Paul Michel, Judge Frank Nebeker, Gary O'Connor, Carter Phillips, Judge David Sentelle, and S.M. Sleater.

The Inn is based in Washington, D.C., and members meet regularly during the Supreme Court term to socialize and discuss matters of appellate and Supreme Court practice.  

The Inn's namesake is Sir Edward Coke (pronounced "cook"), a champion of the common law who greatly influenced the course of American law.  

 John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse, Boston, Massachusetts  (General Services Administration)

John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse, Boston, Massachusetts (General Services Administration)