Law Clerk (Remote)

Full-time 199 views 23 applications
Company Fix the Court Location New York City, NY, United States

Government

Law Student

1-2 yrs required

Full-time

May 12, 2022

Aug 25, 2022

Nov 13, 2021

Profile

Law clerk
Responsibilities: Conducting legal research on topics of interest to the organization and presenting findings of this research in the form of concise written work products. For examples of research, please visit this page. Assisting in the strategy and implementation of legal challenges like this and this related to Fix the Court’s work and mission. Organizing and analyzing government documents received via public records requests for relevance to Fix the Court’s campaigns. Identifying an analyzing cases currently working their way through federal court that are in some way related to Fix the Court’s mission (cf., the cases mentioned here). Identifying cases in circuit courts ripe for live audio and video requests (cf. this sheet) and identifying local stakeholders like this to help make those requests. Other duties as assigned.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required and must be a current law student. 1-2 years of experience in advocacy, research and/or government is encouraged. This could include political advocacy, campaign or public policy research and/or experience on Capitol Hill. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Smart political judgment and a discerning eye. Ability to work quickly and independently and to juggle competing priorities and strict deadlines. Proven track record for being a self-starter. Attention to detail. Schedule: 20 hours per week

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fix the Court
902 Broadway, 7th floor
New York, NY,
New York City, NY 10010

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