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Single-digit numbers for women in SCOTUS clerkships...

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Single-digit numbers for women in SCOTUS clerkships...
« on: August 30, 2006, 09:55:04 AM »
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Re: Single-digit numbers for women in SCOTUS clerkships...
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2006, 10:29:12 AM »
I think one or two female yalie lsders might end up there someday

Re: Single-digit numbers for women in SCOTUS clerkships...
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2006, 08:00:56 PM »
For all this talk about SCOTUS clerkships (and how people sometimes cite them when discussing schools), I would really prefer to see some statistics on general federal clerkships, preferably broken down by school. After all, the vast majority of people do not expect to grab a SCOTUS spot but may believe they are competetive for a federal clerkship.

Anyone know of a site which has this type of information?

A lot of people start in federal clerkships and move into SCOTUS clerkships. This is the case with many (most) of the young professors who were SCOTUS clerks at my school.

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Re: Single-digit numbers for women in SCOTUS clerkships...
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2006, 10:40:42 PM »
I'm sure that the schools that do the best as far as placing students in SCOTUS clerkships are also the best at placing students in federal clerkships as a whole.  I don't really have anything to back this up, I just sort of always figured it was true.