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Law clerks and the judicial process

John B. Oakley

Law clerks and the judicial process

perceptions of the qualities and functions of law clerks in American courts

by John B. Oakley

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Law clerks -- United States.,
    • Judicial process -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Bilyeu Oakley and Robert S. Thompson.
      ContributionsThompson, Robert S., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF8771 .O2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 183 p. ;
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4101676M
      ISBN 100520040465
      LC Control Number80016167

      This Bibliography seeks to supply legal writing professors, students, judicial law clerks, and judges with a list of resources that will be helpful for both opinion writing and for those preparing. Law Clerk Handbook § Clerk of Court (District and Bankruptcy Courts) § District Court Executive § Courtroom Deputy and Docket Clerk § Other Law Clerks § Judicial Assistants § Pro Se Law Clerks and Staff Attorneys § Court Reporter § Circuit Librarian § File Size: 1MB.

        (J. Oakley and R. Thomson, Law Clerks and the Judicial Process: Perceptions of the Qualities and Functions of Law Clerks in American Courts.) Others disagree, contending that judicial clerks should not play such a vital role in the judicial process and that their role is one of research of what the law is, not of what the law ought to be (D 5/5(85). SUGGESTED JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP READING LIST For Career Services & Recruiting Professionals GENERAL Bartell, Laura B., Rubin: Practitioner, Professor, and Judge: A Splendid Relationship – Judge and Law Clerk, 52 La. L. Rev. Provides a detailed account of how one federal judge selected, utilized, and mentored his law clerks.

      A judicial clerkship is typically a one- or two-year post-graduate position in the chambers of a judge. A judicial clerk serves, in essence, as a judge's attorney, and judges typically place an enormous amount of reliance on the counsel of their clerks. Clerks therefore have great responsibility and an unparalleled opportunity for learning. The Guide to Judicial Clerkships is an indispensable handbook for every law student and potential judicial clerk. Table of Contents. Book Reviews. About The AuthorIf you would like to provide feedback about the book, please send your comments to [email protected]


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