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The American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) Immigrants’ Rights Project is Launching Nationwide Campaign of Litigation, Advocacy and Public Education

The American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) Immigrants’ Rights Project is launching a unique nationwide campaign of litigation, advocacy and public education to fight against state laws aimed at harming immigrants.  As a part of this nationwide effort, the ACLU is looking to fill several positions throughout the United States: The first position is Regional Advocacy & […]

Two Human Rights Specialist Opportunities at the IACHR

Human Rights Specialist I Duties and responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, directly or through the corresponding Specialist and under their general supervision, the Human Rights Specialist will be responsible for the following duties: Case processing […]

HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of November 26, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Featured Fellowships:  Equal Justice Works: New application period for 2013 Summer Corps program. Applications accepted on a rolling basis beginning Tuesday, December 18, 2012 until Monday, March 18, 2013. See here for program details. 2013 Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public […]

Program Officer, Law and Health Initiative & Sexual Health and Rights Project, Open Society, New York

The Open Society Foundations (OSF) seeks a full-time Program Officer in its New York office to work jointly with the Law and Health Initiative (LAHI) and the Sexual Health and Rights Project (SHARP). The purpose of the position is strategy development and grant-making for assigned program and for developing the connections between the assigned program […]

Fellowship: United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme

The deadline for receiving applications is 31 January 2013. Background: The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme is a six-week course organized annually by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, under the Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, which is one of […]

Public Interest and Government Resources

The following are resources useful in pursuing government or public interest careers: Equal Justice Works 2013 Summer Corps Program: Provides law students with a stipend for working on a legal project at a qualifying nonprofit public interest organization or public defender office of their choosing. Applications will be accepted beginning December 18th and are accepted on […]

The ABA Section of International Law is Proud to Present: The 3rd Annual “Live from L” Webcast With The Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State

The Section of International Law is pleased to announce the third webcast with the Office of the Legal Adviser from the Jacob Burns Moot Courtroom of the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. Co-sponsored by The American Society of International Law and The George Washington University School of Law Featuring a Keynote Address […]

Attend The 2012 Biennial Conference of the American Society of International Law’s International Economic Law Interest Group: ‘Re-Conceptualizing International Economic Law:Bridging the Public/Private Divide’

You are invited to attend the 2012 biennial conference of the American Society of International Law’s International Economic Law Interest Group: ‘Re-Conceptualizing International Economic Law:Bridging the Public/Private Divide.’  When: November 29-December 1, 2012. Where: George Washington University School of Law, Stockton Hall, Room 305, 720 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20431. This conference, cosponsored by […]

Children’s Law Center (CLC) Invites Applications for Summer 2013 Internships

Children’s Law Center works to give every child in the District of Columbia solid foundation of family, health and education. They are the largest provider of free legal services in the District and the only to focus on children. The 80-person staff partners with local pro bono attorneys to serve more than 2,000 at-risk children […]

The 2013 Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) invites applications from first and second-year law students for the Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program during the summer of 2013. In New Jersey, this has long been the premier opportunity for students committed to, or considering, public interest and poverty law to learn about the challenges […]