Tag Archives: Clerk

Sotomayor promotes new law clerk hiring plan at ACS convention

At the American Constitution Society’s National Convention today, Justice Sonia Sotomayor promoted a new hiring plan for federal law clerks. Sotomayor promised to “raise an eyebrow and act accordingly” if she receives applications that don’t follow the plan, which sets … Continue reading

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Child Support Enforcement Information from the Spartanburg County Clerk of Court

Last week, the Spartanburg County Clerk of Court released a welcome orientation letter that answers some common questions about child support enforcement.  For instance, this letter specifies which caseworkers have been assigned to particular files, and it indicates that a … Continue reading

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Federal Law Clerk Handbook Amended to Address Harassment Complaints

I am re-posting in its entirety, with permission, a post by Jennifer North over at Appellate Advocacy Blog: Sexual harassment claims reached the federal judiciary when Judge Alex Kozinski was accused of sexual misconduct a few weeks ago. He has… … Continue reading

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Video: What does the Clerk of the Court do?

Have you ever wondered what the clerk of the court does? The following video from the Florida Association of Court Clerks describes the clerk's role: If you have questions regarding divorce or other aspects of family law and you are … Continue reading

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Qualified Written Requests – from my new law clerk

12 U.S.C. 2605(e) Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act A borrower may send a "Qualified Written Request" (QWR) to a loan servicer when the borrower believes there is an error in his or her mortgage account. The QWR must: (1) be… … Continue reading

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