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See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 11, 2012
FCC WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING LAW STUDENT AND JUDICIAL CLERK
APPLICATIONS ON JULY 23, 2012 FOR FALL 2013 ATTORNEY HONORS
Washington, D.C. - The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it
will accept applications from graduating law students and current judicial clerks for its Fall 2013
Attorney Honors Program. The application window opens on July 23, 2012.
Attorneys at the FCC work on cutting-edge legal and policy issues in the communications
and technology arenas. They promote the deployment of high-speed broadband
communications; protect the rights of consumers; promote access to communications services for
all Americans, including Americans with disabilities; review major mergers and acquisitions;
and promote public safety and homeland security.
Through the Attorney Honors Program, the FCC recruits law graduates to the agency and
the field of communications. The FCC encourages law students in their final year of study and
judicial clerks with superior academic credentials and an interest in communications law to apply
for the Fall 2013 class. Applications must be received by
September 21, 2012
; incomplete or
late applications will not be considered. All Attorney Honors Program participants will be
located at the FCC’s headquarters in Washington, DC.
Interested candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, writing sample,
official and/or unofficial law school transcript, and list of three references via email to Honors.Program@fcc.gov
. More information, eligibility criteria, and application instructions are
available at https://www.fcc.gov/attorneyhonorsprogram
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