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November 2013

2014 International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition – Call for Papers

The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law (Center) at American University Washington College of Law and the American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict (ASIL) are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition. The purpose of the Competition is to enhance scholarship […]

The American College of Legal Medicine’s 2014 Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine and Bioethics

Every year, the American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) presents an award for the outstanding original paper on legal medicine. All students studying Medicine, Law, Dentistry, Podiatry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Science, Healthcare Administration or Public Health are encouraged to compete. Hirsh Award Winner – $1,000 2nd Prize – $500 3rd Prize – $250 The first […]

The University of Arkansas School of Law is Accepting Applications for the LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law for the 2014-15 Academic Year

The University of Arkansas School of Law is accepting applications for the LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law for the 2014-15 academic year. In addition to their signature small-class experience in Fayetteville, they have applied for approval to offer a new distance degree option beginning with the Fall 2014 semester. This option is being designed to accommodate a […]

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization 2014 Summer Fellowships at Yale Law School

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization of Yale Law School (LSO) invites applications for its 2014 Summer Fellowship program. LSO is the main organization at Yale Law School providing legal representation to individuals and organizations in need of legal assistance, but unable to afford private attorneys.  During the academic year, law students work closely with […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 25, 2013)

Tuesday, November 26, 2013:  Last day of classes – Congratulations on the completion of the fall 2013 semester. Congratulations to the graduating class of December 2013!  Thursday, November 28, 2013:  Thanksgiving Holidays/Recess Monday, December 2, 2013:  Reading Period Begins – Good luck with finals!  Information about Reading Period, Finals and Winter Break – The Career […]

Twin Cities Diversity in Practice Announces The Opening for Applications for the 2014 TCDIP 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship Program!

Gain experience at both a law firm and a corporation. First-year law students now have a unique summer clerkship opportunity that combines a traditional law firm clerkship with experience working in an in-house corporate law department. What is Twin Cities Diversity in Practice? Diversity in Practice is a non-profit member association of 29 law firms […]

Applications Open for New Affordable Housing Community Scholars Program!

The University of Miami is excited to announce the opening of applications for the first Community Scholars in Affordable Housing program, an innovative new program designed to familiarize emerging leaders and young professionals with best practices in community development and affordable housing policy and practice in the United States. The program is coordinated by the University […]

U.S. Department of Justice Volunteer Legal Internship Program in DC, Summer 2014

The Office of Immigration Litigation (OIL) coordinates Federal immigration litigation nationwide, and has both an appellate and a district court section. OIL Appellate defends the administrative decisions of the Board of Immigration Appeals, involving removal orders and denials of applications for relief before the Federal Courts of Appeals. OIL Appellate attorneys handle removal cases in […]

Ave Maria School of Law is Seeking An Assistant/Associate Director of Career Services

Overview:  The Assistant / Associate Director of Career Services works directly under the Director of Career Services to make the Career Services Office (CSO) effective in meeting the needs of students and alumni and forging relationships with legal employers. The Assistant / Associate Director primarily meets with students and alumni personally to develop individual job […]

The ACLU Seeks Staff Attorney in its Tampa Office

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Florida (ACLU-FL) invites applications for the full-time position of Staff Attorney in its Tampa, Florida office. The ACLU-FL, the state’s largest legal and public advocacy organization, is a not-for profit, nonpartisan organization that employs litigation, public policy advocacy, public education, and communications to protect and promote a broad […]