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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 12, 2015 3:53 pm

Donald is hiring/has hired

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Feb 03, 2016 3:55 pm

Bump to see if any movement is happening.


Cole, Daughtrey, Batchelder, Stranch, Norris, others?

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 18, 2016 1:14 am

Gibbons is moving for 2017-18.

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 18, 2016 6:45 pm

Thanks. I wonder who else is hiring now

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:08 pm

anyone hearing anything? wondering when the 6c usually moves

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 03, 2016 5:48 pm

Looks like Daughtrey has filled her spots for 2017. Any other movement people are hearing about ?

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 03, 2016 11:53 pm

I received an email that McKeague is full for 2017-2018 but it might have just been a kind rejection. :lol:

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I received an email that McKeague is full for 2017-2018 but it might have just been a kind rejection. :lol:

Same email for McKeague. Julia Gibbons is also full. I've spoken with a few other 6th Circuit judges over the past week and I think it'll be 2-3 weeks before they move, if not more.

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:44 am

Does anyone know Stranch's timeline?

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 21, 2016 1:51 pm

Judge Cook is actively interviewing (3+ interviews in the last week or so for 2 remaining spots.)

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Mar 22, 2016 12:05 pm

Yeah Judge Cook is full according to OSCAR

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:49 pm

Anyone hear from Clay, Suhrheinrich, or White for 2018 yet?

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby jdlaw162162 » Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:01 pm

Judge Thapar spoke at our law school and said he only hires students who are #1 in their class and have no less than 3 letters of recommendation from people that he personally knows and trusts. Oh and they also have to write really well.

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:49 pm

jdlaw162162 wrote:Judge Thapar spoke at our law school and said he only hires students who are #1 in their class and have no less than 3 letters of recommendation from people that he personally knows and trusts. Oh and they also have to write really well.


That's an embellishment--I know two future Thapar clerks from my school who are extremely bright and probably ranked in the top 3-4 of their classes, but neither was #1.

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby jdlaw162162 » Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:04 pm

Yeah needless to say most of us law students who attended the talk (and who were also interested in federal clerkships) were pretty dismayed.

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 25, 2016 11:16 am

jdlaw162162 wrote:Judge Thapar spoke at our law school and said he only hires students who are #1 in their class and have no less than 3 letters of recommendation from people that he personally knows and trusts. Oh and they also have to write really well.


Thapar is a self-promoter and likes to say things like this. He hires extremely accomplished clerks but they certainly aren't all #1 in their classes.

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:06 pm

Gibbons full for 2018-19.

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:53 pm

any news on 18-19 from Cole, Boggs, Rogers, Batchelder, Siler, Cook?

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:32 pm

Just realized Cook is done hiring for 18-19, per OSCAR

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:11 am

is thapar interviewing/hiring at all in anticipation of confirmation?

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:24 am

Anonymous User wrote:is thapar interviewing/hiring at all in anticipation of confirmation?


He's already hired at least one for 2019-20, on the theory that he'll be confirmed to the 6th by then.

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:11 pm

I assume the district clerks he's already hired will also just come along for the ride.

CA6 is going to be like 50% conservative feeders now. Thapar, Sutton, Kethledge, Larsen.

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby deuceindc » Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:05 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I assume the district clerks he's already hired will also just come along for the ride.

CA6 is going to be like 50% conservative feeders now. Thapar, Sutton, Kethledge, Larsen.


I heard her name was floated for SCOTUS, but what makes you think she'll be (a) nominated to CA6 and (b) a feeder?

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:26 pm

David McKeague on CA6 is taking senior. She's a virtual lock for that seat.

Several sources indicate the Trump team is trying to get her on a circuit ASAP.

She's also sent a couple up already I think, and has definitely sent some in to Sutton, so I think it's safe to assume she'll be a feeder.

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Re: Let's talk 6th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:37 pm

Anonymous User wrote:David McKeague on CA6 is taking senior. She's a virtual lock for that seat.

Several sources indicate the Trump team is trying to get her on a circuit ASAP.

She's also sent a couple up already I think, and has definitely sent some in to Sutton, so I think it's safe to assume she'll be a feeder.


She was instrumental in getting every Supreme Court clerkship that a Michigan student has obtained in the last 5+ years. Safe to assume she will have some feeder potential.




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