law clerk

Definition of law clerk

  1. :  a person whose job is to assist a judge

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a binding custom or practice of a community :  a rule of conduct or action prescribed (see prescribe 1a) or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority

    :  the whole body of such customs, practices, or rules

    :  common law

  1. :  litigate

    :  to sue or prosecute at law

clerkplay
  1. :  cleric

    :  scholar

    :  an official responsible (as to a government agency) for correspondence, records, and accounts and vested with specified powers or authority (as to issue writs as ordered by a court)

  1. :  to act or work as a clerk


Law Dictionary

law clerk

noun

Legal Definition of law clerk

  1. :  one (as a law school graduate) who provides a judge, magistrate, or lawyer with assistance in such matters as research and analysis


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