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This Week at the CDO (Week of September 17, 2012)

Tuesday, September 18, 2012:  Tax LL.M. Luncheon – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-108 Wednesday, September 19, 2012:  HOPE Fellows Panel – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-209

The Florida Justice Institute, Inc. Seeks Staff Attorney

The Florida Justice Institute, Inc. (FJI), a small public interest nonprofit law firm, seeks a full-time staff attorney in Miami, Florida. Founded in 1978, FJI conducts civil rights litigation primarily on behalf of those incarcerated in Florida’s prisons and jails. These types of cases include wrongful death, deliberate indifference to serious medical need, unconstitutional conditions […]

Check Out The 2012-2013 Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide

The 2012-13 Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide is a publication of NALP and PSJD. At first glance, seeking and applying for federal jobs can seem incredibly overwhelming, and job seekers may not know where to begin. The Guide contains: information about the benefits of a career in federal government; a look at the various kinds […]

Center for Gender & Refugee Studies Summer 2013 Refugee and Human Rights Law Clerk Position

About the Organization: The Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS), based at the University of California Hastings College of the Law, is seeking candidates for Summer 2013 Judith Stronach Women’s Rights Fellowship positions. CGRS provides legal expertise, training, and resources to attorneys representing asylum seekers, advocates to protect refugees, advances refugee law and policy, […]

The International Legal Foundation Announces Volunteer Lawyer Opportunity – The West Bank

The International Legal Foundation (ILF) seeks an experienced lawyer to help build a proactive approach to criminal defense representation for indigent clients in Palestinian civilian court system. Volunteer lawyers serve in the ILF’s public defender office in theWest Bank for three months and are paid a stipend but receive no salary. The ILF is a […]

The Center for Reproductive Rights – Columbia Law School Fellowship

The Center for Reproductive Rights – Columbia Law School Fellowship (CRR-CLS Fellowship) is a two-year, post-graduate fellowship offered by the Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) andColumbia Law School (theLawSchool). The Fellowship is designed to prepare recent law school graduates for legal academic careers in reproductive health and human rights. Fellows will be affiliated with […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of September 3, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements from HOPE. Events on Campus: Thursday, September 6th, “Empowered Youth Speak” with Colleen Adams, 12:30 pm – 2 pm, Room A-110. The Child Advocacy and Family Law Society (CAFLS) will host a discussion with Colleen Adams, the founder and director […]

K&L Gates 2012 Public Interest Fellowship Program

The Pittsburgh Foundation and K&L Gates LLP are proud to offer the K&L Gates Public Interest Fellowship Program. The fellowship was established in September 1999 to offer law students the opportunity to assist public service organizations located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Each summer, the program awards up to three successful candidates a fellowship that enables them […]

“Top 10 Suggestions and Resources for Finding Internships in International Development, CR and Related Fields” on Peace and Collaborative Development Network

Many students are interested in finding appropriate internships in the field to help develop their skills and experience. There are a number of suggestions that could be helpful in the search for a great internship that are offered on the Peace and Collaborative Development Network. The site is designed to provide opportunities for networking and […]

Young Center Fellowship in Immigrant Child Law and Advocacy

The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, based at the University of Chicago Law School’s Kane Center for Clinical Legal Education, is seeking applications for a Fellowship in Immigrant Child Law and Advocacy, to commence in September 2012. The Young Center is dedicated to promoting the best interests—safety and well-being—of unaccompanied and separated immigrant children […]