Summer 2011 Section 001
Law 140: Preparing to be a Law Clerk

Schedule: Eve Class
Instructor(s): Alston, Rossie
Credit Hours: 2
CRN: 42141
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Location: Hazel Hall 348
Time: 4:00pm-5:50pm
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
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Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: no exam-2011
Prerequisites: None
General Description: This course is designed to prepare students for the rigors associated with being a law clerk for a state court trial or appellate judge. It also will have application in your practice as an associate at a law firm. Starting with the interview process for clerkship jobs, resume writing and interviewing, and the role of the law clerk, all the way to the nuts and bolts for preparing motions, bench briefs and presenting cases to judges and partners, this course will address matters associated with the highly competitive world of being a law clerk. There will be several writing components to this course and it is suggested, although not required, that students have taken Evidence before enrolling. This course is graded “CR.”