September 26, 2008
Does Congress Need a Law Clerkship Program?
Yale Law School student Dakota S. Rudesill thinks Congress does in Keepers of the U.S. Code: the Case for a Congressional Clerkship Program [NELLCO] ("For the first time in the legal literature, I here set out the full case for a congressional clerkship program analogous to that of the judiciary.") Congress is one step closer to establishing a pilot program. The House recently passed the Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act of 2008, H.R. 6475 [Thomas]. The bill would create six paid clerk positions serving one-year appointments in the House. [JH]
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