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Spring 2014 - Preparing for a Federal District Clerkship

Rein, Margaret K

Credit Hours: 2 (Pass/Fail)  Course ID: 279M  Unique # 29480

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
T3:45 - 5:35 pmTNH 3.142
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.
** 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.

Related Course Areas
Textbooks
Federal Jurisdiction - Erwin Chemerinsky
  Aspen, edition: 6th
  ISBN: 978-1454804024   (required)