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Aug 22, 2016 8:54 am by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

New positions opened and hiring practices updates.

Jan 20, 2016 1:48 pm by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

On July 1, 2016, rising second-year law students will gain full access to OSCAR.

Jul 29, 2015 4:24 pm by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

Now that you have all of your application documents uploaded, your recommenders selected, and clerkship positions identified, it's time to build your applications. Read on to learn how.

Jul 14, 2015 3:58 pm by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

Learn about using OSCAR folders to help you organize your clerkship search.

Jun 30, 2015 12:13 pm by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

OSCAR provides robust search tools for applicants. Learn how to use them to execute detailed searches for clerkship positions.

Jun 18, 2015 4:18 pm by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

Learn how to find available clerkship positions and review a judge's Hiring Practices statement.

Jun 01, 2015 1:12 pm by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

Rising second-year law students can now register for OSCAR accounts with read-only access. Read on to learn more...

May 01, 2015 8:03 am by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

From June 8 - June 15, 2015, the OSCAR website will be offline to implement software updates.

Mar 18, 2015 11:50 am by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

Beginning on June 1, 2015, OSCAR will allow rising second-year law students to register for applicant accounts with read-only access.

Mar 16, 2015 3:42 pm by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

OSCAR position posting and online application data from fiscal year 2014 is now available. Each year, the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (Administrative Office) provides information on both the total number of law clerk positions posted in OSCAR and the total number of online applications for the previous fiscal year, which runs from October 1 to September 30.

May 07, 2014 2:50 pm by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

A quick reminder that OSCAR will be offline starting May 27, 2014 until May 30 for maintenance.

Jan 13, 2014 2:28 pm by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

The OSCAR Working Group convened its annual meeting on November 25, 2013 to review program performance, discuss policy decisions, and address software modifications for 2014.

Nov 04, 2013 8:55 am by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

Based on a number of judges abandoning the Federal Law Hiring Plan (Hiring Plan) and feedback from the law schools, the OSCAR Working Group judges recently recommended de-linking OSCAR from the Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan.

Nov 04, 2013 8:15 am by Admin, OSCAR | Leave a comment

We recommend that all OSCAR participating judges log into OSCAR at their earliest convenience to ensure that their OSCAR judge profile is up-to-date with their current hiring practices.

Apr 08, 2013 11:10 am by Admin, OSCAR | Read the 6 comments

To address judge concerns, Version 7 introduces a 100-application limit per applicant for clerkship applications.