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Shortly after delivering a eulogy at the funeral of my friend and mentor, Judge Phillip S. Figa, a U.S. district court judge for whom I had served as a career law clerk for nearly five years, I received a request to write this article about how to be a great law clerk. I resisted at first, because it was obvious to me that writing such an article would require a great amount of chutzpah, or hubris as they say in Greek. Then I realized that it would provide a vehicle for honoring the memory of my...

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