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Spotlight on Clerkships s. s. Professor Kate Bloch IENCE E clerked for the u.s. court g of appeals, district of D columbia circuit, 1986–87. op ju r Professor Marsha Cohen E xp clerked for raymond l. T sullivan of the california E g for supreme court, 1971–72. p HI associate Professor John rks Crawford clerked for john IN t. noonan jr. of the u.s. E rk court of appeals, ninth l C circuit, 2007–08. E y’s l C Professor John Diamond T T clerked for thomas p. griesa ul r of the u.s. district court, TA AC southern district of new r s york, 1976–77. f THEI THE Professor William Dodge clerked for william a. Evan Lee mentoring student Janee Loftin of appeals, ninth circuit, ofourtc.s.uorris of thenT see the law—and federal in addition to his own ssors go EADTH supreme court, 1992–93..a.s.uarryh1991–92, andBlackmun of the courts in particular—as teaching, lee—recently dynamic, rather than named the Honorable r Professor Scott Dodson something preordained and roger J. Traynor director E B clerked for nicholas g. Courts Was Invented, which associate dean for research, HT Professor David Faigmancampus. When he served assgs profistrictd.s.istrict ofudasterneork, 2000–01.yaraufis of theewourt,gcnTHEof Scholarly Programs—haslong been committed toenhancing intellectual life on- untouchable. This philoso phy led to his 2011 book, Judicial Restraint: How the Ageless Wisdom of Federal of judicial restraint rulings. guest speakers, including TIN l reavley of the u.s. court.mhomastclerked forIhe brought in heavy-hitting discusses the evolving shape “i used to present consti- U.S. Supreme court Justices s H of appeals, fifth circuit, the rules were handed down Ginsburg, and Stephen HI 1986–87.gAC Huth Baderrntonin Scalia,a tutional law to students as if from the mountain because Breyer. lee looks forward to T Professor Robin Feldman that’s the way i was taught,” continuing to foster dialogue u I clerked for joseph sneed of he says. “now, i tell students with “the most interest- y s l the u.s. court of appeals, that law is a product of ing lawyers in the world” AN HI ninth circuit, 1990–91. human beings, of economic, by co-directing legally political, and cultural cur- Speaking, a Uc Hastings M T Professor Clark Freshman rents that run through a lectures series created with clerked for william a. society at any given time. California Lawyer magazine. norris of the u.s. court it’s important to remember offering opportunities to of appeals, ninth circuit, that and not cop out, not to discuss law while developing 1991–92. say our hands are tied here, relationships—you might say because that absolves us it’s another role tailor-made of responsibility.” for evan lee. 36 fall 2012


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