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law clerk

n.
1. A graduate of law school who is employed as an assistant to a judge for a period of one or two years to gain legal experience prior to assuming long-term employment in the legal profession.
2. A law student employed as an assistant to a judge or attorney, especially to gain legal experience during the summer.
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It had been arranged for the purpose, early in the morning; its rich slabs of marble, all scratched by the heels of law clerks, supported a cage of carpenter's work of considerable height, the upper surface of which, within view of the whole hall, was to serve as the theatre, and whose interior, masked by tapestries, was to take the place of dressing-rooms for the personages of the piece.
Ten years ago, the judiciary instituted the Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan, (1) an employment system meant to regularize hiring in which most circuit and district court jurists voluntarily participated.
If you were a Third DCA law clerk, or know of someone who was, contact Chip George at cgeorge@cmpg-law.
There is a recently published "novel" by a former law clerk for a Philadelphia federal appellate judge that has sent shockwaves through the legal community.
He moved to Los Angeles in 1991 and was a law clerk and studied for the bar before starting private practice in Beverly Hills in late 1993.
Motley, a Columbia Law School graduate, started her legal career with the NAACP's Legal Defense and Educational Fund as a law clerk for Thurgood Marshall.
Roberts, who was a federal Appeals Court judge in Washington at the time of his nomination, had worked as a law clerk for Rehnquist in 1980 and 1981, when Rehnquist was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court.
Ohio law clerK Jeff Lazarus was just trying to defend a client when he stumbled on a glaring loophole in Ohio's domestic violence laws--and provoked an attack on the state's new same-sex marriage ban.
The legal support services included human resources (a paralegal, a legal intern, a law clerk and secretarial and administrative support) and physical resources (a law library, conference room and computer).
The City University of New York has picked Jeremy Travis, a former deputy police commissioner and a former Law clerk to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to be president of its John :lay College of Criminal :Justice.
Jane disguises herself as a law clerk to gain access to the lawyer Plead-All, which leads to Lady Riches falling in love with the "she-clerk" Jane/Jack.