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Law Student - Public Interest in Washington, DC **

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Company name

American Civil Liberties Union

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Sep 14,2017

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Profile

Summer 2018 Legal Internship Interns will gain valuable experience by working closely with the Program staff. Will learn about all aspects of the Program’s work, including litigation, public education, and advocacy, and will gain experience by: Conducting legal research and factual investigation. Drafting of memoranda, complaints, discovery materials, and briefs. Responding to affiliates, private attorneys, governmental entities, and others who seek the help. Screening potential cases and researching or drafting materials for public education.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Open to all law students who possess the following: Excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. The initiative to see projects through to completion. The ability to work with a wide range of people. A strong interest and commitment to civil rights and civil liberties issues.
Schedule: 10 weeks

Additional info

Send a cover letter describing interest in religious liberty and civil liberties, including any relevant life or work experience gained before or during law school; a resume; 3 references; an official or unofficial transcript; and a legal writing sample,

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Civil Liberties Union
1333 H Street, NW
10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005