Federal Appellate Court Law Clerk Handbook
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Federal Appellate Court Law Clerk Handbook

Special student price is not limited to ABA Law Student Division members, but is available to all law school students.
Federal Appellate Court Law Clerk Handbook
Product Code: 5150312
Author: Joseph L. Lemon Jr.
Publication Date: August 2007
ISBN: 978-1-59031-888-1
Page Count: 101
Trim Size: 6x9
Sponsoring Entities: Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division
Topics: Career Development, Courts
Format: Book - 5150312
Other Formats: PDF - 5150424PDF
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About the book

This book provides the ammunition that new and soon-to-be clerks need to perform their duties successfully from the first day in chambers. It is also valuable to those considering applying for an appellate clerkship who want to learn the nuts-and-bolts of what the job actually entails. Topics covered include:
  • Overview of clerkship and role of the clerk

  • History of the U.S. Court of Appeals

  • Merits panel case

  • Oral argument

  • Filing the decision with the clerk

  • After the decision is rendered: petition for rehearing and en banc process

  • Researching and writing tips

  • Bluebooking tips

  • Communication within the court

  • Computer system

  • Working style

  • Law clerk hiring

  • Dealing with staff

  • Ethics