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Unpaid Civil Rights Legal Fellows

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Public Interest

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Attorney

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2017

Posted on

Nov 23,2015
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Unpaid Civil Rights Legal Fellows Candidate's duties include interviewing witnesses and potential complainants; researching substantive issues of federal and state law; analyzing legislative, regulatory, and other public policy issues; drafting legal memoranda and policy materials; assisting in the preparation of scholarly writings and practical guides; writing editorial submissions for news periodicals and blogs; conducting intake activities, including assessment of potential actions; preparing legal complaints, briefs, and related documents; delivering oral presentations to a variety of audiences; and engaging in social media activities. Additional duties include interacting with complainants, witnesses, government officials, public interest advocates, other nonprofit organizations, university administrators, activists and/or the public; assisting in the preparation of conferences, workshops, lectures and symposia; preparing continuing legal education materials; and generally providing trusted legal and policy support. Candidate must have excellent academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school. Term: Standard term is six months, renewable for up to four terms.

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