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Spring 2014 - Preparing for a Federal District Clerkship

Rein, Margaret K

Course ID: 279M  Unique # 29480  Credit Hours: 2  (Pass/Fail only)
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Tuesday 3:45 pm - 5:35 pm TNH 3.142
Exams:  None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
Course/Seminar - APPLICATION REQUIRED. Application and/or instructions on how to apply for this course can be accessed on the web: early registration, enter this unique number last.
** This course meets the Professional Skills requirement for graduation.

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