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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 16, 2016 4:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Mail applications to Jones? She hasn't updated OSCAR in over a year.


Might be too late. Do you have fed soc executive board or something for the GOP (state solicitor general, senate staff, campaign) on your resume? Also I think it's rare people get her without a personal connection getting the app attention

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:26 pm

Elrod hasn't scheduled interviews for 2018-19 yet, correct?

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:27 pm

Elrod has scheduled (at least) one interview for 2018-2019 to my knowledge.

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 26, 2016 12:47 am

Elrod has scheduled at least one (other) interview for the 2018 term.

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:50 am

Has anybody heard anything yet?

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:15 am

Anonymous User wrote:Has anybody heard anything yet?

I interviewed and am waiting to hear and it is killing me.

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:14 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Has anybody heard anything yet?

I interviewed and am waiting to hear and it is killing me.


I understand. Good luck! Do we have any idea which judges have started interviewing?

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:22 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Has anybody heard anything yet?

I interviewed and am waiting to hear and it is killing me.


I understand. Good luck! Do we have any idea which judges have started interviewing?


I don't know anything about the conservatives (so most of the circuit, lol) but Costa and Higginson are definitely hiring for 2019.

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:48 am

Any updates on Smith or Jones?

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:00 am

Smith is interviewing.

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:17 pm

Jones has hired at least 2.

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby robin22 » Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:29 pm

Does anyone know which judges prefer work experience?

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby HenryHankPalmer » Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:36 am

I'm not asking for any particular reason, just curiosity, but how do politics play into 5th Circuit clerk hiring? Do conservative judges like Haynes and Southwick load up on FedSoc people while Higginson and Costa hire ACS/Outlaw folks? Or is it a non-factor? I would imagine it is very judge dependent, I'm just bored at work and curious to see what the process is like.

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anybody heard anything yet?

I interviewed and am waiting to hear and it is killing me.


I understand. Good luck! Do we have any idea which judges have started interviewing?


I don't know anything about the conservatives (so most of the circuit, lol) but Costa and Higginson are definitely hiring for 2019.


Higginson has already hired at least one clerk for 2020. Costa was hiring for 2019 in July, but I have no idea how many he has hired.

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby radio1nowhere » Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anybody heard anything yet?

I interviewed and am waiting to hear and it is killing me.


I understand. Good luck! Do we have any idea which judges have started interviewing?


I don't know anything about the conservatives (so most of the circuit, lol) but Costa and Higginson are definitely hiring for 2019.


Higginson has already hired at least one clerk for 2020. Costa was hiring for 2019 in July, but I have no idea how many he has hired.


Costa is full for 2019.

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby lavarman84 » Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:37 pm

Jones is also full for 2019.

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Re: Let's talk 5th Circuit!

Postby BelugaWhale » Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:58 pm

HenryHankPalmer wrote:I'm not asking for any particular reason, just curiosity, but how do politics play into 5th Circuit clerk hiring? Do conservative judges like Haynes and Southwick load up on FedSoc people while Higginson and Costa hire ACS/Outlaw folks? Or is it a non-factor? I would imagine it is very judge dependent, I'm just bored at work and curious to see what the process is like.

Both judges you named are not conservative for 5th cir purposes, they wouldn't even crack the top 5. And both judges for the opposing view should not be treated as "liberal" judges. And to answer your question, yes, of course it is all judge dependent, but I can say it is more of a non-factor for many of the 5th cir judges.




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