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BILL INTRODUCED!   


We are delighted to announce that on July 20, 2017, Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced the Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act [bill number TBD; text is identical to 114th Congress bill, S. 3499].  

They are joined by Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) as original cosponsors.  

Stay tuned for introduction of the House companion bill.

We welcome your help rounding up additional cosponsors!  

Our press release with the four Senators is here.


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Balkinization
https://balkin.blogspot.com/2016/12/introducing-congressional-clerkship.html

National Law Journal
http://www.nationallawjournal.com/id=1202773971103/Bill-Would-Create-Law-Clerkships-on-Capitol-Hill

Press Release from S. 3499 Sponsors & Congressional Clerkship Coalition,
http://www.lee.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/press-releases?ID=DBBD26D6-D6A1-47AA-97E0-0B8E05BA0C6F

The Hill, a legendary Capitol Hill publication
http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/judicial/198235-judges-could-use-legislative-experience

The Ohio State Moritz College of Law Sidebar
http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/alumni-old/sidebar/article.php?ID=1015&type=story&sidebarID=99

The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/25/opinion/starting-out-the-lawyers-apprentice.html?ref=letters&_r=0

Georgetown Law Alumni Magazine Res Ipsa Loquitur
http://www.pageturnpro.com/Progress-Printing/37576-GL_SpringSummer2012/index.html#42

Point of Order Blog
http://www.pointoforder.com/2011/10/15/a-congressional-clerkship-program-or-how-larry-kramer-went-back-in-time-and-stole-my-idea/

Wall Street Journal
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2011/05/06/congressional-clerks-an-idea-whose-time-has-come/

National Law Journal - Educators: Congress Needs Law Clerks
http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNLJ.jsp?id=1202493152192&src=EMC-Email&et=editorial&bu=National%20Law%20Journal&pt=NLJ.com-%20Daily%20Headlines&cn=20110506nlj&kw=Educators%3A%20Congress%20needs%20law%20clerks&slreturn=1&hbxlogin=1

ABA Law Student Division - 11th Circuit Newsletter
http://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_students/about_us/circuits/11th_circuit.html

Stanford Law School News Blog
http://blogs.law.stanford.edu/newsfeed/2011/04/07/the-daniel-webster-congressional-clerkship-initiative/

Georgetown University Law Center News
http://www.law.georgetown.edu/news/web-stories/a-new-push-for-congressional.cfm

Work Studies Blog
http://workstudies.wordpress.com/2011/04/06/legislative-clerkship-conference-at-georgetown-law/

First One @ One First
http://f11f.wordpress.com/2011/03/24/legislative-tangent-day/

Georgetown Federalist Society Blog
http://georgetownfedsoc.blogspot.com/2011/03/congressional-clerkship-initiative.html

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