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Law Student - Public Interest in Washington, DC **

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Company name

AEquitas The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Sep 21,2018

Posted on

Jul 28,2017

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Profile

Legal Intern Interns will gain insight to the practical application of their research to the courtroom. Will learn how prosecutors utilize evidence in court, address issues of admissibility, and use experts in trial. Will be involved in the organization of state specific and national training events on sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking and may have the opportunity to attend trainings where feasible. Research and synthesize statutes and relevant case law. Identify pending legislation and emerging issues concerning sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking. Compile and maintain sample trial motions, briefs, and transcripts. Assist in the development of resources for frontline prosecutors and allied professionals. Assist in writing and editing newsletters, monographs, and other national publications. Assist in organizing and hosting state specific and national training events on sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking. Support Attorney Advisors as needed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 1L, 2L, or 3L in an ABA accredited law school. Completed criminal law, criminal procedure and evidence courses preferred. Superb research and legal writing skills. Strong computer skills and proficiency in use of Westlaw and other online legal search tools. Demonstrated interest in criminal justice, prosecution, and issues of sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking. Ability to work with others and independently as needed. Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
AEquitas The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women
1100 H Street NW,
Suite 310
Washington, DC 20005