The Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS); National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Yale Law School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Alvin E. Roth
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Forthcoming in University of Chicago Law Review
In September 1998, the Judicial Conference of the United States abandoned its latest attempt to regulate the timing of interviews and offers in the law clerk selection process. This paper surveys the further unraveling of the market since then, makes comparisons with other entry level professional labor markets, and evaluates some possibilities for reform.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 108
JEL Classification: J44, J41, K00, K40Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 20, 2001
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