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The ABA Section of International Law’s Africa Committee Seeking Intern to Work on Newsletter, Africa Law Today

The ABA Section of International Law’s Africa Committee is seeking one intern to work on the Committee’s quarterly newsletter, Africa Law Today. The mission of the Committee is to interact with lawyers, academics, students and others with an interest in African legal affairs. The Committee is comprised of over 450 practitioners in the public interest […]

PSLawNet Launches New Website and Name

PSLawNet is excited to announce the launch of a newly designed website, which goes live on Monday, August 27th. With the new website launch, PSLawNet will also be changing its name to PSJD to more accurately reflect the audience of the new website. PSJD is a free public interest law jobs database for law students and […]

LatinoJustice PRLDEF is Seeking Consultant in Central Florida

LatinoJustice PRLDEF is one of the foremost Latino civil rights organizations in the country, serving a pan-Latino constituency. Their areas of focus include immigrants’ rights; voting rights; employment discrimination and worker’s rights including the treatment of day laborers, and racial profiling / law enforcement issues. In Florida for the last seven years, they have litigated […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of August 21, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus and other announcements. Events on Campus Thursday, August 23rd, Special Movie Screening: Return to Happiness, 6:00 pm, Bill Cosford Cinema @ University of Miami. Enjoy an evening of movie watching to support the Somaly Mam Foundation, an anti-human trafficking organization. UM students can attend for free! Monday, […]

Check out the blog post ‘Resource Guides to Careers, Networking, Funding (and more) in Development, CR, and Related Fields’ in the Peace and Collaborative Development Network

This website is designed to provide networking and sharing of promising practices. Individuals are not allowed to post their individual requests to find jobs as the site would deluged and there are other websites that do provide this service. However, the site developed several short guides to careers, academic programs, funding, research, teaching resources, practice […]

General Secretariat Organization of American States Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Seeks Lawyer Specialist in Human Rights

Type of contract: Consultancy Organizational unit: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Start: September 15, 2012 Duration: 5 months (full time) Remuneration: US$ 4,400/month. Each month’s pay will be subject to the satisfactory accomplishment of the corresponding chapter of the report that constitutes the object of the contract. The last of the payments will be […]

IJDH Fall 2012 Legal Internships and Legal Fellowship

The Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti is looking for two part- time Legal Interns and a Legal Fellow for the Fall of 2012. Legal Intern Project Description: IJDH has two part-time legal internship positions open for the Fall of 2012. The Legal Intern will be working closely with a team of lawyers in […]

Applications Available for 2013-2015 Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowhip

Applications are currently being accepted from students entering their third year of law school for the Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship ‐ an exciting, two‐year, public interest fellowship opportunity. The Fellowship is a full‐time position for the term beginning September, 2013 and ending August 2015. The Fellow will be placed at the Empire Justice […]

Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) is Seeking Interns Interested in Immigration, Civil Rights and Criminal Legal Issues

Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) is seeking motivated interns interested in immigration, civil rights, and criminal legal issues. Interns will assist on a project that works with a large immigration detainee population in Southern Florida. The focus of the project is to help provide legal representation to immigration detainees at underserved facilities. In addition, […]

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation National Security Project, NY – Fall 2013 Nadine Strossen Fellowship

The National Security Project of the ACLU National office in New York City invites applications for the Nadine Strossen Fellowship, which will last for a two-year period beginning in September 2013. The National Security Project is part of the ACLU’s Center for Democracy, which works to strengthen democratic institutions and values, and advocates for government […]