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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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A youth enlightened by gleams by Parisian life soon measures the frightful distance that separates him from the head- clerkship, a distance which no mathematician, neither Archimedes, nor Leibnitz, nor Laplace has ever reckoned, the distance that exists between 0 and the figure 1.
A clerkship at thirty shillings a week was beneath Freddy's dignity, and extremely distasteful to him besides.
One way is through clerkships of the sort Yoo served--but clerkships with a very select group of judges.
announced in March that he would not consider Yale law students for clerkships to protest the university's ban on military recruiters.
Ninety-five percent of the students rated the feedback process as outstanding to above average at CHC, as compared with other clerkships.
Thus was born a natural marriage of need: The feds long provided the locals their business, such as a demand for board and for printing, along with an inexhaustible supply of clerkships.
The challenges of chronic disease, the erosion of clerkships, and general lifestyle issues are all contributing to the waning interest in internal medicine as a career choice, said Dr.
During pediatric clerkships, some physicians may exclude students from serious cases.
The collection process is further complicated by medical students in their third and fourth years of study performing medical clerkships at hundreds of locations throughout the country.
Among those that have been found useful are personal mentoring, psychiatric clubs, tougher clerkships that follow the model set by internal medicine, and serious efforts to make the medical environment less stigmatizing and antipsychiatric.
One solution to the problem of providing instruction for medical students is to use nurses as clinical instructors for each of the required clinical clerkships.
Lynn said the sense of morality extended to the administration of the school, which has 650 students who take standard bar examinations and work in traditional legal jobs, like clerkships with judges and positions in law firms all over the country.