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Summer Law Clerk **

Company name

Civil Liberties Defense Center (CLDC)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jan 09,2019

Valid Through

Apr 24,2019

Posted on

Jul 19,2018


Eugene, OR, United States

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Summer Law Clerks
Clerks will provide research and litigation assistance to the Center on an assortment of government and police misconduct cases, protestor defense cases, and timely topical and legislative research topics. Will perform 200 hours of legal research and/or program work regarding a plethora of civil liberties issues. Law Clerks often “shadow” Lauren Regan (founder, staff attorney and director of Center) wherever she goes, including Court appearances, action camps, trainings and protests, as well as depositions and other litigation based events. Will receive a very hands-on experience at activist legal support. Work on police misconduct litigation, mass-protest defense in multiple states including Climate Justice, environmental, animal rights, immigration and labor movement work, anti-SLAPP defense work, anti-spying and security culture work, and much much more. We will also continue developing and updating our brief bank databases for attorneys, websites, activist toolkits and presentations. Students attending law schools must apply.
Term begins on approximately June 15
Schedule telephone or in-person interviews: Will be contacted within 2 weeks of the application deadline
Deadline: March 15

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Civil Liberties Defense Center (CLDC)
259 E 5th Ave,
Ste 300 A
Eugene, OR 97401

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