Since 2005 twice as many men as women have been hired as law clerks, even though as of last year, more than half of all law students are female.

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The court’s 2016 law clerk class came closest to gender parity with 42 percent women clerks. This term, the court’s 38 law clerks—14 women  24 men—are 36 percent women.

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