Congrats to Merrick Garland's daughter, Jessica, on receiving one of the most lucrative gigs a young lawyer can get: a Supreme Court clerkship, offered by Elena Kagan. As this thread explains, it's a bizarre choice given how often she'll have to recuse herself from working:
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Once a young lawyer gets a Supreme Court clerkship, they're not only guaranteed numerous jobs offers from the most lucrative corporate law firms but also a signing bonus close to $500,000. So again, congrats to Jessica Garland! It's good to have an AG dad
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6/ As noted by @FelixSalmon, law firms pay hefty signing bonuses for #SCOTUS clerks after they finish their clerkships. The going rate for these hiring bonuses is expected to hit $450,000 soon (if it hasn't already). bit.ly/3zd0nwb
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Replying to @ggreenwald
Mashallah. Hard work really pays off, aye?

1:06 PM Β· Jul 20, 2021

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That's what we falsely convince our kids with :S . I feel evil
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Yep… the β€œwork hard and it will pay off” bull shit.
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