What jobs are available in Constitutional Law?
I am planning on getting a concentration in Constitutional Law in law school. What sort of job opportunities are available after graduation (in public law, research, private practice, government, etc)?
Asked By: - 2/6/2011
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I have practiced law. There are very few jobs available which concentrate in Constitutional law. Job opportunities with the ACLU, the Pacific Legal Foundation, etc. are very competitive. Teaching Constitutional law in a good law school requires a very competitive Federal Court clerkship after law school.
Answered By: ownpool - 2/6/2011
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It kind of depends on what you mean by Constitutional Law. If you're talking about Supreme Court arguments or working on individual rights cases, all that work is done by a very few lawyers who are all exceptionally brilliant and talented in appellate law. This includes the government attorneys who practice in this... More
Answered By: sitcpsitcb - 2/6/2011
This career field covers a variety of positions including paralegals, government lawyers, judges and magistrate judges. Each profession handles a different aspect of the judicial systems and assists maintaining constitutional laws.
Answered By: Carlos - 2/9/2011
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