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Title Of courtiers & princes : stories of lower court clerks and their judges / edited by Todd C. Peppers.

Publication Info. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2020.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 326 pages).
Series Constitutionalism and democracy
Constitutionalism and democracy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Clerking for Roger J. Traynor / Roland E. Brandeland James E. Krier -- Juanita Kidd Stout : personal reflections on a woman of first / Margaret Connors -- Clerking for North Carolina's First Lady of the law : North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Susie Marshall Sharp / Anna R. Hayes -- California's technicolor clerkship : Rose Bird and Her Clerks / Kirsten D. Levingston -- Hans Linde : and so he stands among the last of the great state judges / Ronald K. L. Collins -- "Lawyer heaven" : clerking for Judith S. Kaye / Henry M. Greenburg -- Clerking for the Honorable Burnita Shelton Matthews : a Southern gentle woman / Polly Wirtzman Craighill -- Edward Weinfeld : steadfastly principled judge and warmhearted teacher / Mitchell A. Lowentha -- Remembrance of Judge Edmund L. Palmieri / Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- John H. Wood Jr. : mentor, friend, and hero / Ronald J. Johnson -- Learning to Be a lawyer for justice : an east Texas clerkship / Lynn E. Blais -- Eugene H. Nickerson : a tribute / Jeremy Maltby -- A life of legal firsts Carmel "Kim" Prashker Ebb -- Clerking for judge Elbert Tuttle : a privileged witness / Alfred C. Aman and Anne S. Emanuel -- Judge Frank M. Johnson Jr. and his extended law clerk family : reminiscences on working for a living profile in courage / Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr. -- John minor wisdom : un petit homage / Barry Sullivan -- Clerking for a giant : Henry Friendly and his law clerks / David M. Dorsen -- The Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. / Robert J. Kaczorowski -- Creating a family of social justice advocates : our transformative year as Keith Law Clerks / Robin Konrad and Karla McKanders -- A job for a year, an example for a lifetime : clerking for judge Jane Richards Roth /Chad M. Oldfather.
Summary "Like almost all studies that have appeared since scholars realized--about twenty years ago--that law clerks play important roles in judicial decision-making, those collections focused on the Supreme Court. Given the importance of the Court and of its clerkships as stepping stones to greater things, this is not surprising. But federal courts, and cases, are far more numerous. In this final volume of his trilogy focusing on clerks, Peppers shows that the distinctive doings of lower court clerks are at least as important, and interesting, as those of their Supreme Court counterparts. Ruth Bader Ginsberg, among others, contributes"-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject Clerks of court -- United States.
Law clerks -- United States.
Judicial process -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Peppers, Todd C., editor.
Added Title Of courtiers and princes
Other Form: Print version: Of courtiers and princes Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2020. 9780813944593 (DLC) 2020039797 (OCoLC)1141967046
ISBN 9780813944609 electronic book
0813944600 electronic book
9780813944593 hardcover