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The Center for Reproductive Rights Seeks Staff Attorneys — Application deadline: 1 June 2012

Founded in 1992 and headquartered in New York City, the Center for Reproductive Rights is a non-profit organization that promotes women’s equality worldwide by securing reproductive rights in constitutional and international human rights law. Its mission is straightforward and ambitious: to advance reproductive health and rights as a fundamental right that all governments are legally […]

Diversity Fellowship 2012 at Cooley LLP

The Diversity Committee is pleased to announce that the Firm, for the 5th year, is accepting applications for our Diversity Fellowship. The Diversity Fellowship is an initiative targeted to first year law students who demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity in their communities. Recipients of the Fellowship receive a monetary award to assist with their […]

Opportunity With the International Human Rights Clinic at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin, Colombia

There is a new collaborative project between Miami Law and an international human rights clinic located at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin, Colombia. Since 2010, 4 students have already traveled over the summer and worked with issues of human rights and victimology. The project, headed by Paula Arias, Lecturer in Law and Director of […]

The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law Seeks Outreach Coordinator for Anti-Torture Follow Up and Impact Initiative at AU/WCL Center for Human Rights

The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law (Center) seeks a dynamic Outreach Coordinator with proven experience conducting human rights research and monitoring on the ground and managing innovative outreach. The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of the new Anti-Torture Follow-Up and […]

NALP is Hosting: “Summer Success: Getting the Most from Your Summer Public Interest Experience”

NALP is hosting “Summer Success: Getting the Most from Your Summer Public Interest Experience” on May 23, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT. This free webinar will give practical tips on how to develop professionally and personally while interning at public interest offices this summer. You can get insider advice from public interest attorneys and community leaders on how […]

Supervising Attorney and Assistant Director, Pace Community Law Practice (PCLP), Pace Law School

The PCLP is an innovative new community legal services center opening at Pace Law School in fall 2012.  One of the first of its kind, the PCLP will provide recent Pace Law School graduates with one-year fellowships to represent low and moderate income clients on a sliding scale basis.  In addition to providing direct legal […]

Equal Justice Works Will Begin Accepting Applications for its National Advisory Committee (NAC) on Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Equal Justice Works will begin accepting applications for its National Advisory Committee (NAC) on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012. The NAC serves in an advisory board capacity to Equal Justice Works, and by serving on the NAC, you can play an important role in providing feedback and guidance on select Equal Justice Works initiatives. We are […]

2012 ACS Convention Public Interest Fellowships

ACS will again be providing a limited number of Public Interest Fellowships for this year’s ACS National Convention. Fellowship recipients must be lawyers in practice for five years or less (graduation year 2007 or later) and must work in government or public interest. Fellowship recipients will receive convention registration, lodging and a stipend for travel. […]

Become an OLPCorps Volunteer

OLPCorps is OLPC’s official field volunteer program. It is a worldwide community dedicated to transforming education for children who have had little or no access to modern information technology. OLPCorps gives young people the opportunity to contribute their minds, bodies, time and skills to delivering better education for children living in some of the world’s […]

2012 Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

For those of you interested in an intensive three-week summer program in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, please think about the WCL Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law’s Program, taking place at American University from May 28 – June 15, 2012.  The Academy brings together world-renowned faculty to teach courses in both English and […]