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Friday, June 13, 2014

Boyd School of Law Ranks High on U.S. News & World Report List of Graduate Placement in State and Local Judicial Clerkships

The Boyd School of Law was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top law schools for graduate placement in state and local judicial clerkships.

In a June 12 article titled "Grads of These Law Schools Get the Most Judicial Clerkships," U.S. News & World Report ranks law schools based on the percent of 2012 J.D. graduates with federal judicial clerkships and state and local judicial clerkships.

The Boyd School of Law ranked sixth on the list of state and local judicial clerkships, with 19.5 percent of 2012 graduates working with judges at the state and local levels.

The article reads, "New law school grads covet judicial clerkships for their positive career implications. Federal clerkships are typically the hardest to get, but state and local clerkships can give new grads' careers a boost, too. Judges at federal, state and local courts consistently say that their clerks perform vital functions in their chambers."