How many lawyers are admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court?

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Between 1925 and 1994, 134,000 attorneys were admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court. Source: THE SUPREME COURT BAR: LEGAL ELITES IN THE WASHINGTON COMMUNITY by Kevin T. McGuire. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993.
The American Bar Association estimated in 1996 that there were 1,128,729 total practicing attorneys in the United States.
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