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The mission of the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program is to provide opportunities to students who are members of racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the profession.


It’s Time to Get Real about Marijuana and Professional Sports: Part 1

By Joseph M. Hanna – February 25, 2019 | Calls to remove marijuana from the list of banned substances have become more frequent, and players are openly advocating for legalization.

From Clerkship to Practice: Leaning on Your Clerkship to Avoid the Problems of Private Practice

By Hon. Zuberi Williams and Gabriela Chambi – February 25, 2019 | Regardless of the reason you choose to clerk, how you leverage the lessons you learned post-clerkship is key to early success as an attorney.


Judicial Internships from a Judge's Perspective

Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Judge William H. Orrick, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and Judge Zuberi B. Williams, District Court of Maryland, District 6, Montgomery County, Maryland, share their views on how to make the most of a judicial internship.

Navigating Your Path for Future Career Success with Advice from JIOP Alums

JIOP alumni discuss how interning for a judge as a law student shaped their legal careers through law school, preparing for the bar, networking, and current employment.

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