Shutdown Has Law Student Externs in Limbo

The government shutdown has left many law students in limbo, wondering how they will be able to complete their externships with federal agencies and fulfill course credit, the National Law Journal reports.  Of the 140 externs at American University Washington College of Law, more than 30 are either unable to work or will be unable to complete required hours if the shutdown continues. At Georgetown University, 44 student externs are out of work.