Most Powerful Clerkship quotations

Before I had decided to get into politics, I was laying the groundwork to have a career in the law, but that was really to lay the foundation to teach, either at the college level or law school level after my federal clerkships.

My clerkship with Justice Douglas was tremendously important.

He told me, Christopher, get out into the stream of history and see what happens. I've tried to follow that advice.

At Columbia Law School, my professor of constitutional law and federal courts, Gerald Gunther, was determined to place me in a federal court clerkship, despite what was then viewed as a grave impediment: On graduation, I was the mother of a 4-year-old child.

The Town Clerkship, however, was the means of giving me a lesson in electoral methods.