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NYU Global Justice Clinic – Clinical Teaching Fellowship

NYU School of Law invites applications for a one-year Teaching Fellowship with its Global Justice Clinic for the academic year 2014-2015. The fellowship will begin during summer 2014, with the exact start date negotiable. The ideal candidate will be an experienced advocate who is both passionate and critical of human rights as a response to […]

The Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties

The Robert Masur Fellowship committee is now accepting applications for the 2014 Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties. The fellowship competition is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in the areas of civil rights and or civil liberties. Proposed activities may […]

YALE LAW SCHOOL ROBERT M. COVER FELLOWSHIP-VETERANS LEGAL SERVICES CLINIC

Yale Law School seeks applications for a Robert M. Cover Fellowship in Public Interest Law, a two-year position beginning on or about July 1, 2014 in the Yale Law School clinical program.  The Fellowship is designed for a lawyer with at least two years of practice who is considering a career in law school clinical […]

Hague DV Seeking Summer Interns

The Hague Domestic Violence Project provides training and technical assistance to judges, attorneys and advocates working on cases under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, involving parents and children who have fled the domestic abuse of a parent in another country to seek safety in the U.S.  The goal of […]

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau is Seeking a Summer Fellow

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (“HLAB”) is the nation’s oldest student-run legal services organization, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts on the campus of Harvard Law School.  HLAB works with hundreds of low-income clients to solve their legal problems in the areas of housing, domestic relations, government benefits and wage and hour law.  As a student-run legal […]

The MADD Court Monitoring Program: In-Court Volunteer/Internship Opportunity

MADD offers an opportunity in Miami-Dade County to spend time in the courtroom. Volunteers/interns attend court and collect data regarding DUI prosecution. The Court Monitoring program allows people to become even more familiar with courtroom processes and procedures and provides an opportunity to understand and analyze trends throughout the state. Purpose of Court Monitoring:  The Court Monitoring […]

Animal Legal Defense Fund is Hiring a Litigation Staff Attorney and Litigation Clerks!

For more than three decades, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has been fighting to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. Founded in 1979 by attorneys active in shaping the emerging field of animal law, ALDF has blazed the trail for stronger enforcement of anti-cruelty laws and more humane […]

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) Seeking Advocacy Interns

CLINIC is a national network of immigration legal service providers that serve low income communities, and the Advocacy Department seeks to make the collective experience of our affiliates influence immigration policy.  Interns can expect to work in several different modes of advocacy, including tasks involving the administration’s immigration policy, state and local laws affecting immigrants, […]

The Victim Rights Law Center is Hiring Two (2) Attorneys

Title:       Attorney Status:   Full-time Description: The Victim Rights Law Center (VRLC), a nonprofit law center that provides free legal services to victims of sexual assault in Oregon and in Massachusetts, as well as legal technical assistance nationally, seeks a full-time, Oregon-licensed attorney to join our team and coordinate the VRLC’s transitional housing partnership. […]

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Women’s Rights Project, New York, Seeks Staff Attorney

The Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) National office in New York seeks applicants for a Staff Attorney position.  OVERVIEW: The Women’s Rights Project is part of the ACLU’s Center for Liberty, which is dedicated to the principle that we are all entitled to determine the course of our lives based […]