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Do Federal District Law Clerks Have Too Much Power?

Posted By Cliff Tuttle | January 2, 2018

No. 1,389

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Eric Segall, a law professor with clerking experience, says that this is the case. Although we always suspected the clerk decided at least some of our motions,  Segall  says that the situation is a lot worse than you probably think.  A must read from Dorf on Law Blog for civil litigators.

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