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clerk

1. clerk to the justices (in England) a legally qualified person who sits in court with lay justices to advise them on points of law
2. an employee of a court, legislature, board, corporation, etc., who keeps records and accounts, etc.
3. Brit a senior official of the House of Commons
4. a cleric
5. US and Canadian short for salesclerk
6. Archaic a scholar
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NEW YORK -- A former money manager facing trial on insider trading charges was expelled from Harvard Law School more than a decade ago after he used a forged transcript he claimed he created to impress his parents to apply for a clerkship with as many as 23 federal appeals judges, according to documents unsealed Thursday.
Many eschewing the plan seem to be concentrated in areas whose clerkships are deemed prestigious and competitive, encompassing Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, D.
Texas medical schools, charged with increasing enrollment to meet the state's physician shortage, are already "starting to stumble over each other" finding their students the right clerkships, said Dr.
Longitudinal clerkships and curricula provide continuity across third-year medical school rotations through courses, conferences, and mentoring.
A member of Howard's class of 2011, she has a judicial clerkship with a federal district court judge, James Spencer, in Richmond.
The third-year curriculum at the other 2 WVU campuses consists of 6 core clerkships of 8 weeks duration during the third year of the curriculum.
10,13,25) However, others have claimed that the quality and duration of psychiatry clerkships were very important influences on students' desire to specialise in psychiatry.
10 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association found that students valued training during internal medicine clerkships but expressed serious reservations about pursuing internal medicine as a career.
Spring 1983, at 20 (explaining that the clerkships is not per se improper but that the over-reliance on clerks has become excessive); Wade H.
The traditional hospital-based inpatient clerkships are losing their relevance to medical students because they tend to be very work-intensive experiences involving a lot of wasted time, he said.
announced in March that he would not consider Yale law students for clerkships to protest the university's ban on military recruiters.
As I found myself going through my clinical clerkships, I began to realize how complicated things could be, particularly in the male-dominated rotations like surgery.