Judge Scott W. Stucky
States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
E St., NW
The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces exercises world-wide appellate jurisdiction over court-martial cases involving U.S. military personnel. Cases on our docket address a broad range of legal issues, including constitutional law, evidence, administrative law, and national security law. Our decisions are subject to direct review by the Supreme Court of the United States. Our clerks perform an important public service in an environment designed to enhance their legal skills. The Court's web site contains useful information about the Court, including recent decisions.
Judge Stucky is a native of Kansas and graduated from Wichita State University (1970) and Harvard Law School (1973). He served as an Air Force judge advocate on active duty from 1973 to 1978. Judge Stucky was legislative counsel and principal legislative counsel to the Department of the Air Force from 1983 to 1996. From 1996 to 2006, he served as general counsel and minority counsel to the Senate Committee on Armed Services. He was appointed to the Court by President Bush on December 20, 2006. Judge Stucky is a retired colonel in the Air Force Reserve.
- Judge Stucky has filled his position for the clerkship for the 2014-2016 terms of court. Information about future openings will be posted on this web site when available.
- Judge Stucky anticipates one opening for a summer intern in 2014.
- Consideration will be given to students who have completed at least one semester of law school at the time of application.
- The compensation is similar to the summer intern compensation provided by other federal government organizations.
- Application period: From January 2, 2014, until the position is filled.
- Candidates for the summer internship should submit:
- Brief cover letter;
- Law school transcript, if available (a photocopy is acceptable);
- Two letters of recommendation from faculty members or employers familiar with the candidate's legal work; and
- Writing sample.
- Please submit applications via U.S. Mail (allow 10-14 days for delivery) or a commercial delivery service.
- Please do not submit materials via fax or E-mail.
- All candidates who submit a complete application will be notified when the selection process has been completed.
- All candidates must:
- Possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National; and
- Complete a favorable Background Investigation leading to a secret security clearance.
CONTACT: Jim Young or Ed McGugin, (202) 761-1461.