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Law Student - Public Interest in Lansing, MI **

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Company name

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Michigan

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Lansing, MI

Date Last Verified

Jun 21,2018

Posted on

Jul 08,2016

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Profile

Legal Internship Responsibilities: Work on many aspects of potential and ongoing cases such as: drafting memoranda addressing the merits of a case, meeting with and interviewing plaintiffs and witnesses, and drafting complaints and briefs. May be asked to analyze the constitutionality of pending legislation or help with discovery. Will assist a staff attorney or cooperating attorney on a pending case or to work with the executive director, legislative director, Racial Justice Project staff attorney and/or LGBT Project staff attorney.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have finished their first year of law school; must have strong research and writing skills; must have a commitment to civil liberties and civil rights. Students who have studied constitutional law are preferred. Supervision: Legal interns and externs will be supervised by the legal director.

Company info

Michael J Steinberg
Legal Director
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Michigan
2966 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201