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Animal Law Institute 2018 Fellowship With the Animal Legal Defense Fund

The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is pleased to announce a fellowship position with the ALDF Animal Law Institute, a first-of-its-kind program that, by training classes of promising litigators in strategic impact litigation, will further ALDF’s mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. Term of Employment: Full-time […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 13th, 2017)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017: CDO Presents: Careers in Social Justice – 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM – Law School Campus, Room A-110: Attorneys will discuss career paths that lead to careers in social justice. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Brenda Louard in the CDO.

Summer 2018 Litigation Program Clerkship With the Animal Legal Defense Fund

When: The clerkships are full-time (35 hours/week), during summer 2018, for a period of 3 months (approximately 12 weeks) with a flexible starting date (dependent upon the student’s schedule). Location: Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Cotati, California office. Responsibilities: The clerks will be closely supervised and trained by top experts in animal law. Clerks will complete legal research, […]

Summer 2018 Criminal Justice Program Clerkship With the Animal Legal Defense Fund

When: The clerkships are full-time (35 hours/week), during summer 2018, for a period of 3 months (approximately 12 weeks) with a flexible starting date (dependent upon the student’s schedule). Location: Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Portland, Oregon office. Responsibilities: The clerks will be closely supervised and trained by top experts in animal law. Clerks will learn how to […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 23rd, 2017)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017: CDO Presents: 1L Orientation  – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Law School Campus, Room E-352: The CDO 1L Orientation will introduce current first year law students to the services and programs of the CDO and provide the initial tools needed to begin a job search. This is one of two […]

FASPE (Fellowship at Auschwitz for Study of Professional Ethics) 2018

FASPE Law examines the role played by German lawyers from 1933 to 1945, underscoring the reality that moral codes governing the practice of law can break down or be distorted with devastating consequences. Having demonstrated the power held by the legal profession in a modern society, FASPE addresses ethical issues now facing individual lawyers, the […]

2018 Bertha Justice Fellowships

ABOUT CCR: From taking on the NYPD’s racially discriminatory stop-and-frisk program to challenging indefinite detention and torture at Guantánamo, the Center for Constitutional Rights has been on the front lines of the fight for social justice for 50 years. We’re a multiracial, diverse staff committed to building the power of the people and communities we […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 21, 2017)

Welcome back to our returning students and welcome our new students to UM Law! Fall 2017 Recruiting Program: The Fall 2017 Recruiting Program is under way at Miami Law.  This program connects students with employers recruiting second-year law students for summer 2018 positions and third-year and LL.M. students for post-graduate positions.  Among the components to […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 17th, 2017)

Tuesday, April 18, 2017: CDO Presents: D.C. Semester in Practice Program Information Session – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Law School Campus, Room F-302: The student body – rising 2L and 3L students – are invited to an information session about the law school’s D.C. Semester in Practice Program in connection to the 2017-2018 […]

Public Interest Opportunities and Funding Available

Per Equal Justice Works (EJW), certain Miami-area organizations are still seeking interns for the summer.  Students who intern would be eligible to receive an educational award of $1,230 for three hundred hours of service. In addition, students who have already secured public interest internships this summer can also apply for this award.  More information is […]