Clerking For Ginsburg: How To Play The Long Game

By Arun Subramanian and Mark Musico (August 7, 2018, 1:48 PM EDT) -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined the U.S. Supreme Court 25 years ago, on Aug. 10, 1993, and is not planning to retire anytime soon — she has hired clerks through 2020. What's it like to assist Justice Ginsburg? In this Expert Analysis series, former clerks reflect on the experience.

Arun Subramanian

Mark Musico The internet exploded last week when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg announced that she has "at least five more years" on the court, but those who know the justice were not surprised. She has hired law clerks for years out. She has a brand-new custom-made jabot for opinion (i.e.,...

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