Judicial Fellows applicants sought for '98-'99 program

Individuals interested in the administration of justice are invited to apply for the 1998-99 Judicial Fellows Program. Established in 1973 and patterned after the White House and Congressional Fellowships, the program seeks outstanding individuals from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds who show promise of making a contribution to the judiciary.

Up to four fellows will be chosen to spend a year, beginning in August or September 1998, in Washington, D.C., at the U.S. Supreme Court, the Federal Judicial Center, the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, or the United States Sentencing Commission.

Candidates must be familiar with the federal judicial system, have at least one postgraduate degree and two or more years of professional experience.

Information is available from Vanessa M. Yarnall, Administrtive Director, Judicial Fellows Program, Supreme Court of the United States, Room 5, Washington, D.C., 20543; 202/479-3415. The application deadline is Nov. 17.