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Spring 2010 - Preparing for a Federal District Clerkship

Petrie, Sean J

Course ID: 279M  Unique # 28680  Credit Hours: 2  (Pass/Fail only)
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:20 pm TNH 3.125
Exams:  None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
** This course meets the Professional Skills requirement for graduation.

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 complete and submit a short application.