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Supreme Court Fellows Program Recommendation

The Supreme Court Fellows Commission will select four individuals to serve as the 2019-2020 Supreme Court Fellows. The selected individuals will come to Washington, D.C., from across the nation to work for one year as paid, full-time employees of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, and the U.S. Sentencing Commission.

Thank you for taking the time to recommend an applicant. Your candid assessment will greatly assist the Commission’s selection process.

Please use the following questions (on your office letterhead, if appropriate) as a guide and include your daytime telephone number and email address.

  • How long and in what connection have you known the applicant?
  • What is your view of the candidate’s: (a) intellectual ability; (b) writing ability; (c) public speaking ability; and (d) personal integrity?
  • What is your view of the candidate’s future prospects for making substantial contributions to his or her profession and community?



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