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- n. The state or business of a clerk
- n. : A temporary job of assisting a judge in writing legal opinions, generally available to a beginning attorney for one to two years.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. State, quality, or business of a clerk.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being in holy orders.
- n. Scholarship; erudition.
- n. The office or business of a clerk or accountant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the job of clerk
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A Supreme Court clerkship is now an “internship” ... because Kagan had one, I guess.
I guess he simply doesn’t care if that clerkship is occupied by a racist.
“I guess he simply doesn’t care if that clerkship is occupied by a racist.”
Yes, her getting a prestigious judicial clerkship is exactly the same as being sent to one of Stalin’s gulags.
Given that his son was not EIC at Boalt of the Law Review and Boalt unlike Harvard, Yale, or even Chicago is not known as a clerkship powerhouse, it is likely Kmiec's son received preferential treatment.
Based on this, and knowing that a clerkship is a limited-opportunity only the best!
The clerkship was a great learning experience, and Oklahoma was ... let's just say it gave me a lot of stories to tell.
For me, the value of a clerkship is the experience, and I am trying to assess that.
His father had a small business as a dyer in Islington, and the boy, leaving school at fourteen, was sent to become a copying-clerk in a solicitor's office; his tastes were so strongly intellectual that it seemed a pity to put him to work he hated, and the clerkship was the best opening that could be procured for him.
She also recalled a clerkship nearly a quarter-century ago for Justice Thurgood Marshall, who she said viewed the court as the part of government most open to everyone.