"Hornbook" originally referred to a sort of instructional aid for children to learn how to read; "A child's primer consisting of a sheet of parchment or paper protected by a sheet of transparent horn," as defined in Webster's Dictionary. History: Hornbooks differed widely but typically consisted of a sheet of paper, with text that progressed in the following manner:
First my bias: I am president of our Moot Court Honors Board.
Q: With all this talk about employment, I thought I'd ask a question about the value of being on a moot court team. Does anyone have any info they could share about how membership on a moot court team is valued in a job application?
This is only anecdotal but in the Fall, before moot court, I sent out about 30 letters looking for a summer clerkship.