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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.
A law clerk appointed under this section shall be exempt from the provisions of subchapter I of chapter 63 of title 5, unless specifically included by the appointing judge or by local rule of court.
As to the workload, I suggest that DCA and Supreme Court law clerk positions be eliminated and more appellate judge positions be created.
Joyce, also a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, interned as a student law clerk with Judge Joan M.
and a law degree from Cornell, the White Plains, New York, native joined IBM as a law clerk in 1982.
Kodama and Sara Chang and law clerk Maura Freedman.
The sole exception was Chief Justice Stone who, upon taking over from Hughes, had decided that the Chief really needed two law clerks, and that the senior of them should be a law clerk already familiar with the operations of the Court (I was Justice Reed's law clerk for October Term, 1940).
The Supreme Court begins with the personal story of his introduction to the Court as a law clerk to Justice Robert Jackson in 1952.
Deitelzweig is a law clerk at Gurrein & Graubard.