Job Details

Academic Year Law Clerk

Company name

National Juvenile Defender Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 05,2018

Posted on

May 11,2015

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC
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Academic Year Law Clerks The candidate will assist on a wide range of juvenile justice projects. Responsibilities will include researching and writing on issues related to juvenile justice, with a particular emphasis on juvenile indigent defense, in a dynamic and collegial office environment. Assignments could include: assisting with the drafting of publications regarding juvenile defense issues; evaluating current and proposed federal/state legislation related to juvenile justice; addressing the special needs of discrete client populations (e.g., girls; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth); researching issues for amicus briefs; developing training materials for juvenile court professionals; and helping to organize a national conference of juvenile defenders around the country. Interns are expected to work at least 8 to 10 hours per week. Should be current law students with excellent legal research and writing skills. Must have experience with, or demonstrated interest in, juvenile justice, criminal justice, civil rights, or youth rights.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
National Juvenile Defender Center
1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 304
Washington, DC 20036

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