Behind the Bench: The Guide to Judicial Clerkships
By Debra M. Strauss, J.D.
TABLE OF CONTENTS (DETAILED)*
About the Author
TO CLERK OR NOT TO CLERK
1. The Value of a Judicial Clerkship
2. The Keys to Success in Finding a Clerkship
COURTS AND CLERKSHIPS
3. A Collection of Clerkship Opportunities
4. An Overview of the Courts
5. Choosing a Court That’s Best for You
6. Choosing a Judge Who’s Best for You
THE NUTS AND BOLTS
7. Building a Successful Application
8. Interviews, Offers, Acceptances, and Alternate Outcomes
9. What Do Clerks Earn?
10. Preparing for Your Judicial Clerkship
11. The Ultimate Prize: Clerking for the U.S. Supreme Court
12. Lessons and Advice Directly from the Judges
RESOURCES FOR PROSPECTIVE JUDICIAL CLERKS AND THEIR LAW SCHOOLS
13. Tools for Research: Where to Look For Information on Courts, Judges, and the Like
14. Minorities, Women, and Clerkships
A. Proper Forms of Address
B. The Federal Courts by Circuit, District, and Location
C. Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees
D. The National Judicial Clerkship Study: Executive Summary and Action Plan
E. Data on Minorities, Women, and Clerkships from the National Judicial Clerkship Study
F. Law Schools: The Ways You Can Help Your Students
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