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Political Labels Can Stick To Job Hunters

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


Just over two years ago, I sat in a Rockville courtroom, taking furious notes on the well-publicized habeas corpus trial. I was fresh out of my first year of law school, an intern with the Office of the Chief State's Attorney. When court adjourned for the day, I introduced myself to two of the journalists in the room, mentioning how much I'd enjoyed my brief stint as a regular freelance contributor to the Hartford Courant. "So," one of them asked, "you're working in prosecution now? What made you decide to go over to the other side?"

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