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The ILG Post-Graduate Innovator Fellowship

The ILG Post-Graduate Innovator Fellowship is a one-year, full-time paid position for a new lawyer interested in creative human rights work. The Innovator Fellowship sprang from the recognition that immigration litigation is one of the fastest growing segments of the legal community and there is a great need to foster and mentor effective advocates for […]

Colorado Legal Services Has 2013 Summer Internships Available

The Migrant Division of Colorado Legal Services (CLS) is a statewide division that provides legal representation to migrant workers. They litigate cases in federal and state courts and also perform administrative advocacy involving the working conditions of farm workers (e.g., wages, pesticides, workers’ compensation and human trafficking), immigration law cases, as well as cases occasionally […]

HOPE News for the Week of January 14, 2013

Upcoming Events: Friday, January 18th, The 50th Anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, Live Stream, 10:30 am – 12 pm EST. A program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision, Gideon v. Wainwright will be live streamed by the ABA Section of Litigation. More info here.  Tuesday, January 22nd, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Training […]

Fulbright Public Policy Fellowships

Applications will be accepted from November 1, 2012 – February 1, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. This Fellowship provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to contribute to the strengthening of the public sector and relationship building efforts between the U.S. and countries abroad. Fulbright Public Policy Fellows will serve in professional placements in foreign government […]

Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) 2013 Summer Legal Associates Intern Program

The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) seeks several exceptional law students to serve as Summer Legal Associates in 2013 for a minimum of eight full weeks. Their primary role will be to assist the Cambodia Law and Policy Journal in its editorial responsibilities; however, there will be a variety of additional projects that they may […]

Special Tribunal for Lebanon Internship Programme

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) offers internships to highly motivated students and young professionals with good academic qualifications who are in the final stages of education or in the early stages of their careers. The internship is a practical, educational experience whereby interns principally assist the staff of the STL in discharging their duties. […]

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. Law Clerk Program

LSGMI relies on assistance from law students to fulfill its mission to serve the low-income community of Miami-Dade County. Working at LSGMI during law school gives an immediate, hands-on experience with the clients they serve and the cases they handle. You will not be limited to doing legal research. Law student positions can be paid […]

Affordable Housing and Community Development 2013 Law Student Legal Writing Competition

Eligibility: Open to all students currently enrolled in an ABA Accredited Law School.  Topic: Papers should address any legal issue regarding affordable housing and/or community development law.  Submission Requirements: Entries must be original, unpublished work. Articles should be between 25-50 double-spaced pages and should include footnotes. The page limit includes the endnotes. However, if an […]

ABA John J. Curtin, Jr. Justice Fund Legal Internship Program

The Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is seeking motivated law student interns to apply for stipends available for the Summer 2013 Program.  These students should have a position offered, contingent on funding, from a qualified organization. Internship: The Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is managed jointly by the ABA Commission on Homelessness and […]

Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship Program Deadline Coming on January 18th!

Application deadline: January 18, 2013!  2013 Summer Fellowships: Funded positions in labor-related organizations throughout the United States. 2013-2014 School-Year Fellowship: one funded part-time position in Chicago. Please visit the website for additional information and to apply.