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Post-graduate Fellowship

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Public Interest

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Attorney

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New Orleans, LA

Date Last Verified

Sep 15,2017

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Sep 04,2017
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Post-graduate fellowship Fellowship projects could include: civil rights abuse documentation; litigation under the U.S. Constitution and Section 1983 of the Civil Rights Act of 1871; motions to suppress evidence collected during unconstitutional raids; and legal support for advocacy to change local policy.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Be eligible for a post-graduate fellowship (third year law student or law school graduate). Experience with or demonstrated commitment to movement building or immigrant justice work. Commitment to legal practice in a way that empowers collective vision and action by low-income workers and communities of color. Excellent research, writing and court advocacy skills.. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary setting. Sense of humor in order to maintain perspective and balance. Spanish-speaking candidates are highly encouraged to get in touch. Be willing to sit for the Louisiana bar exam (see more information below).

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