Preparing for a Federal District Clerkship

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Meeting Times

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WED 3:45 - 5:35 pm JON 5.206/7

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This class is only open to students who have already accepted a clerkship with either (1) a federal district judge, or (2) a federal magistrate judge. It will cover the common legal issues that judicial clerks encounter, as well as the writing and research that clerks are expected to do. Students will draft a bench memo and an order and complete other smaller assignments. Enrollment is limited.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Federal Jurisdiction *
Erwin Chemerinsky
Aspen , edition: 6th
ISBN: 1454804025


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