More prestigious federal judge - Article III or Magistrate?

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More prestigious federal judge - Article III or Magistrate?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:33 pm

In terms of a summer internship, which would be better (or does it not matter)?

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Re: More prestigious federal judge - Article III or Magistrate?

Postby maf70 » Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:38 pm

article III, unless social security disability claims are your thing.

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Re: More prestigious federal judge - Article III or Magistrate?

Postby rad lulz » Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:39 pm

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Re: More prestigious federal judge - Article III or Magistrate?

Postby monkey85 » Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:45 pm

maf70 wrote:article III, unless social security disability claims are your thing.


For me, the difference is writing opinions (Art. III) vs. writing R&Rs (magistrate).

R&Rs are frickin long! AND it's not even a decision, just a mere recommendation for the Art. III judge.

I would go Art. III.

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Re: More prestigious federal judge - Article III or Magistrate?

Postby traydeuce » Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:50 pm

^^ Caveat: 1L COA interns don't write a whole lot of opinions, but district court interns do.

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Re: More prestigious federal judge - Article III or Magistrate?

Postby LawIdiot86 » Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:18 pm

The only advantage magistrates would have is that they deal with a lot more discovery stuff, so if you have some bizarre passion for discovery matters, the magistrate would be better. Otherwise, Art. III is better for the tiny incremental prestige and greater diversity of activities.




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