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Law Student/Public Interest/Portland, Oregon **

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Company name

Animal Legal Defense Fund

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student




Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Oct 15,2012

Posted on

Mar 06,2012

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Criminal Justice Program Clerkship, Summer 2013 Each summer, two (2) promising law students are given the opportunity to learn more about animal law by participating in the Clerkships. The two clerkship positions are described below. Responsibilities include reviewing cruelty reports, communicating with law enforcement officers, animal welfare investigators and prosecutors, assisting in the development of proposed legislation, researching a wide range of legal issues, and drafting pleadings and research memoranda. The candidate must have a sincere interest in animal protection and be willing to accept a variety of assignments within the expanding field of animal law. The primary focus of the clerkship is on criminal cases involving animal cruelty, but there will exposure to civil animal law issues as well. Note: Clerkships are for a period of 10 weeks with a flexible starting date (dependent upon the student's schedule). They are open to second-year students only. Application Deadline: October 19, 2012.

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Kay Wood
Animal Legal Defense Fund
2103 SE Belmont Street
Portland, Oregon 94931