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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2009

Preparing for a Fed Dist Clerkship

Instructor: Petrie, S Credits: 2 - pass/fail Course ID: 279M Unique #28289
     Day    Time   Location
   Tuesday 3:30 pm - 5:20 pm TNH 2.138
Exams: None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
Course - APPLICATION REQUIRED. Application and/or instructions on how to apply for this course can be accessed on the web: http://www.utexas.edu/law/sao/academics/apps.html.

Description
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 orders and complete other smaller assignments.  Enrollment is limited.  Interested students must fill out a short application form available in the Student Affairs Office.