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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:18 pm

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Student879 wrote:Anybody know if any of these D. Mass judges have scheduled interviews for 2018-2019:

Saris
Burroughs
Casper
Gorton
Saylor


FYI, I got an email from Burroughs saying that she's looking for two years of experience post-law school (which I don't think was on her OSCAR profile when I applied).


Interesting. Recently?[/quote]

Yes, probably two weeks ago

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Student879 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:28 pm

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Student879 wrote:Anybody know if any of these D. Mass judges have scheduled interviews for 2018-2019:

Saris
Burroughs
Casper
Gorton
Saylor


FYI, I got an email from Burroughs saying that she's looking for two years of experience post-law school (which I don't think was on her OSCAR profile when I applied).


Interesting. Recently?


Burroughs e-mails recommenders thanking them for taking the time to recommend applicants as well. Don't know if it's for competitive candidates or standard operating procedure.[/quote]

Wow, did the people you know of who had their recommenders contacted by the judge get interviews yet?

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Student879 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:30 pm

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Student879 wrote:Anybody know if any of these D. Mass judges have scheduled interviews for 2018-2019:

Saris
Burroughs
Casper
Gorton
Saylor


FYI, I got an email from Burroughs saying that she's looking for two years of experience post-law school (which I don't think was on her OSCAR profile when I applied).


Interesting. Recently?


Yes, probably two weeks ago[/quote]

Anybody get a flat out rejection from Burroughs unrelated to post school experience?

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:57 pm

I think Gibbons (6th Cir.) just finished hiring for 2018-19.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:47 pm

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Student879 wrote:Anybody know if any of these D. Mass judges have scheduled interviews for 2018-2019:

Saris
Burroughs
Casper
Gorton
Saylor


FYI, I got an email from Burroughs saying that she's looking for two years of experience post-law school (which I don't think was on her OSCAR profile when I applied).


Interesting. Recently?


Burroughs e-mails recommenders thanking them for taking the time to recommend applicants as well. Don't know if it's for competitive candidates or standard operating procedure.


Wow, did the people you know of who had their recommenders contacted by the judge get interviews yet?[/quote]

As far as I know, they haven't been asked to interview. They did express their thoughts that their recommenders were impressed by the personal note as they were as well along with myself.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:53 pm

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Barrred wrote:Anybody hear anything about Judge Bea? I heard through the grapevine that he is actively interviewing, but I cant tell if it is for 2018-19 or 2019-20 already...


He's interviewing for 18-19


Can confirm Judge Bea is interviewing for 2018-2019. Does anyone know if he has extended any offers? Or anecdotal evidence of how many interviews he has done? Asking for a friend...

Any other information on why he is bad to work for? I haven't heard that per se, just that he is maybe intense.


Has Judge Bea made any offers that anyone knows of?

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:27 pm

Has anyone heard back from Judge David Carter (C.D. Cal.) since their interview?

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:36 am

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Barrred wrote:Anybody hear anything about Judge Bea? I heard through the grapevine that he is actively interviewing, but I cant tell if it is for 2018-19 or 2019-20 already...


He's interviewing for 18-19


Can confirm Judge Bea is interviewing for 2018-2019. Does anyone know if he has extended any offers? Or anecdotal evidence of how many interviews he has done? Asking for a friend...

Any other information on why he is bad to work for? I haven't heard that per se, just that he is maybe intense.


Has Judge Bea made any offers that anyone knows of?




Yes, I heard he has filled at least half of his openings already

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:18 pm

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Barrred wrote:Anybody hear anything about Judge Bea? I heard through the grapevine that he is actively interviewing, but I cant tell if it is for 2018-19 or 2019-20 already...


He's interviewing for 18-19


Can confirm Judge Bea is interviewing for 2018-2019. Does anyone know if he has extended any offers? Or anecdotal evidence of how many interviews he has done? Asking for a friend...

Any other information on why he is bad to work for? I haven't heard that per se, just that he is maybe intense.


Has Judge Bea made any offers that anyone knows of?




Yes, I heard he has filled at least half of his openings already


Any idea when they were notified or what law school they are from?

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:28 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Also curious if anyone has received a Wilkins (DC Cir) interview. His OSCAR profile says interviewees will be notified no later than Monday 2/13.


Anyone get a call today? Assuming if we don't hear today then it's a ding.


He appears to be following his OSCAR post.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:59 pm

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Barrred wrote:Anybody hear anything about Judge Bea? I heard through the grapevine that he is actively interviewing, but I cant tell if it is for 2018-19 or 2019-20 already...


He's interviewing for 18-19


Can confirm Judge Bea is interviewing for 2018-2019. Does anyone know if he has extended any offers? Or anecdotal evidence of how many interviews he has done? Asking for a friend...

Any other information on why he is bad to work for? I haven't heard that per se, just that he is maybe intense.


Has Judge Bea made any offers that anyone knows of?




Yes, I heard he has filled at least half of his openings already


Any idea when they were notified or what law school they are from?


Negative. Is he known to hire mostly from HYS?

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:06 pm

No. He actually has trouble drawing from those schools because of his reputation.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:No. He actually has trouble drawing from those schools because of his reputation.


I have heard this as well. He mostly hires from the T-14, particularly from NYU, Berkeley, and Michigan it seems. I am just wondering how long to wait before giving up hope.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:56 pm

Anonymous User wrote:No. He actually has trouble drawing from those schools because of his reputation.


Reputation for? Being a conservative? or being an intense boss?

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:06 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:No. He actually has trouble drawing from those schools because of his reputation.


Reputation for? Being a conservative? or being an intense boss?


I think both of those things. I think he's just a fairly intense person. He apparently sometimes makes offers within a few days, other times its a week or 10 days. I have also heard that he is not in the business of formally rejecting anyone until they basically call/email and ask.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:19 pm

It's not his conservatism. Do Kethledge, Gorsuch, Sutton, or Kavanaugh have problems drawing from those schools? Hint: the answer is no.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby JackOfAllTrades » Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:26 am

Kelly (8th Cir) and Jordan (11th Cir) are scheduling interviews.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:43 pm

Does Easterbrook only take Uchicago students?

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:45 pm

Yes.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 25, 2017 8:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Yes.


Easterbrook has hired a handful of H (don't know about YS) clerks over the years

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:54 am

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Easterbrook has hired a handful of H (don't know about YS) clerks over the years

My understanding is that he hires outside of Chicago, but only if it's on the recommendation of someone he knows and trusts. If that opportunity were available to you, my guess is that your recommenders would probably let you know about it.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:35 pm

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Easterbrook has hired a handful of H (don't know about YS) clerks over the years

My understanding is that he hires outside of Chicago, but only if it's on the recommendation of someone he knows and trusts. If that opportunity were available to you, my guess is that your recommenders would probably let you know about it.


That's my understanding too. A friend of mine from H who clerked for him had a rec from a frequent co-author of his

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:It's not his conservatism. Do Kethledge, Gorsuch, Sutton, or Kavanaugh have problems drawing from those schools? Hint: the answer is no.


And these judges are all more conservative than Easterbrook.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:03 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:It's not his conservatism. Do Kethledge, Gorsuch, Sutton, or Kavanaugh have problems drawing from those schools? Hint: the answer is no.


And these judges are all more conservative than Easterbrook.


That comparison was to Carlos Bea, not Easterbrook.

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Re: 2018-2019 Clerkship Application Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:03 pm

For those who unsuccessfully applied to Kearse, did you recently receive a signed letter in the mail? I'm just wondering if she does this for everyone, or only those deep in the running.




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