Definition of law clerk in English:
An assistant to a judge, typically a recent law-school graduate, whose function is to do legal research, help write opinions, and provide general assistance.
- She has no law clerk or research assistant and fears she will lose her interpreter: The government hasn't paid his bills, which now exceed $14,000.
- David was a prosecutor, a former U.S. attorney from the Eastern District of New York and a Princeton and Harvard Law graduate, and my law clerk.
- The next day, after a brief call from a law clerk at a legal firm recommended by Murphy, they paid a deposit of $50,000 and signed the contract.
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