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ProfileLaw Student Volunteer, Summer The interns will work closely with Assistant U.S. Attorneys on criminal, civil, and appellate matters. Interns perform legal research in a variety of areas, including tort and contract law, medical malpractice, immigration law, the federal sentencing guidelines, and substantive criminal law and procedure. In addition to conducting legal research, interns are routinely called upon to draft research memoranda, legal pleadings, and trial briefs. They may also play an integral role in responding to habeas corpus and other prisoner petitions. Students will also have opportunities to observe federal court proceedings and appellate arguments in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. First-year (second semester) and second-year law students are considered. Minimum Weeks Required: 8-10 weeks; Full-Time Application Deadline: January 31.
Submit writing sample and resume that includes e-mail address and telephone number where student can be reached both day and evening; cover letter and transcript.
Terry M. Cushing
Law Clerk Coordinator
Department of Justice - United States Attorneys' Office Western District of Kentucky
717 W. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202