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November 2009

Law Fellows in Liberia (paid position)

General Summary:  The Government of Liberia, working in cooperation with the JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (“JSI”) and the Center for Global Development (“CGD”), is seeking two professionals with strong legal backgrounds to serve as Law Fellows working in the Ministry of Justice (“MOJ”) in Liberia for one year beginning in February 2010. The […]

Upcoming Government Honors Deadlines

Upcoming 3L Government Honors Environmental Protection Agency – R9 San Francisco, Volunteer intern Program Spring (Unpaid, Due 11/27/09) Federal Communications Commission – Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Student Internship Program Spring (Unpaid, Due 11/30/09) Environmental Protection Agency – R1 New England, Legal Internship Program Spring (Paid & Unpaid, Due 12/01/09) Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia […]

International Law Opportunities

 The following are some current opportunities for law students and alumni in the international field: United Nations Environment Programme (“UNEP”)- Associate Legal Officer – https://jobs.un.org/Galaxy/Release3/vacancy/Display_Vac.aspx?lang=1200&VACID=73dd259c-bc09-492e-b35e-b18e1321eb53 Memorial Human Rights Centre & the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (“EHRAC”) – Attorney – http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-7XUCTV  UNHCR Representation to the European Institutions in Strasbourg, unpaid – Internship – http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-7XWDXE  Office […]

The Dade County Bar Association Immigration Committee, in conjunction with the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center and Catholic Charities Legal Services, Presents “Refugee Roulette: Disparities in Asylum Adjudication”

Guest Speakers: Professor Philip G. Schrag and Professor Andrew I. Schoenholtz, Georgetown University Law Center Commentary by: The Honorable Rosemary Barkett. U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9th, 2009 REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 11:30am PRESENTATION RUNS FROM 12:00PM – 2:00PM  11TH FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM LAWSON THOMAS COURTHOUSE CENTER 175 NW 1st AVE […]

2010 Summer Fellows Program at Legal Services of Greater Miami

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. (“LSGMI”) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the Stearns Weaver Miller 2010 Summer Fellows Program. Stearns Weaver Miller is the generous founding sponsor of three summer fellows at LSGMI. The mission of the Summer Fellows Program is to foster a life-long commitment to public […]

The Florida Bar Foundation 2010 Legal Aid Summer Fellowship Application is Now Available

The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2010 Legal Aid Summer Fellowship application is now available on-line.  Please note that the application deadline date is January 21, 2010.   Applications submitted after January 21, 2010 will not be considered. Information about the Florida Bar Foundation’s 2010 Legal Aid Summer Fellowship Program, including the 2010 Legal Aid Summer Fellowship Program […]

Delaware Minority Job Fair for First-Year Law Students

Would you like to interview with law firms, government agencies and corporations located in Delaware? The Delaware State Bar Association invites first-year law students to attend the Fourteenth Annual Delaware Minority Job Fair for First-Year Law Students on Saturday, January 23, 2010 at Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. Applications and additional information are available […]

The Michael Maggio Immigrants’ Rights Summer Fellowship

The Michael Maggio Immigrants’ Rights Summer Fellowship was established jointly in 2009 by the America Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”), the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law (“CHRCL”), and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (“NIP/NLG”), to commemorate the life and legal contributions of Michael Maggio. The primary mission of the fellowship […]

BABSEA 2010 Legal Studies Internship Program – Southeast Asia

About BABSEA:  Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia (“BABSEA”) is an international grassroots organization working to bring people together to overcome poverty, injustice and inequity in the Southeast Asia region. BABSEA is currently working in Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos and Vietnam, implementing a wide variety of community development and capacity-building, child protection and education, transitional justice […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 16, 2009)

Monday, November 16 – Friday, November 20 Coming Up This Week:   November 18, 2009: A Luncheon With John Christopher. 12:30-2:00 p.m., Whitten University Center, Flamingo Ballroom D, 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Mr. Christopher will speak about the role of entrepreneurship in establishing a law practice. For location details or to attend this event, please visit www.thelaunchpad.org/gew. For more information on the […]