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Law Student - Government in Washington, DC **

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May 04, 2021

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Mar 07, 2021


Washington, DC, United States
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Law Student Volunteer Summer
The intern will join the Criminal Section. Will primarily conduct legal research and write memoranda on federal criminal civil rights laws, evidence or criminal procedure rules, or sentencing issues. Sometimes writing the first draft of federal trial pleadings, typically motions. Work on a variety of projects, including internet research, helping with some discovery tasks, listening to jail calls or watching body-cam, or other videos, responding to mail, etc. Must have strong legal research and writing skills, and a demonstrated interest or experience in criminal law. Additionally, the Criminal Section hires one or two undergraduate interns per term. Should have excellent interpersonal skills; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong research and analytical skills; and demonstrated interest or experience in the enforcement of civil rights laws. Must be students. The following students are eligible: undergraduate students who are enrolled at least half-time; public policy graduate students; first-year (second semester), second-and third-year law students; and law school graduates who are enrolled in graduate law programs (e.g., L.L.M. programs) at least half-time. Must be in good academic standing and will be required to provide official documentation from their school.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023.

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