Job Details

Legal Fellow

Company name

Center for Reproductive Rights

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 20,2019

Valid Through

Oct 03,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Legal Fellow
The candidate will be responsible for: Conducting legal and policy research and analysis on international law, human rights law, and foreign and comparative law; Supporting the Global Legal Program’s litigation efforts by assisting with the drafting of legal petitions and amicus briefs, shadow letters to the United Nations and regional human rights bodies, and other legal memoranda; Assisting in the development and drafting of fact sheets, briefing papers, and other advocacy documents positioning reproductive rights as fundamental human rights and advancing our litigation; Supporting the Center’s new capacity building initiatives, designed to increase the use of the law to promote reproductive rights by local partners across the globe; Support providing technical assistance to partner non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other stakeholders, as well as in preparing presentations for conferences and meetings; Represent the Center externally on matters related to reproductive rights through public speaking, and as required, engagement with the media. Using editing skills to assist with blue booking and fact-checking of reports, petitions, shadow letters, and other documents, as needed. Should have a degree in law, knowledge of international human rights and women’s rights and of reproductive rights or women’s health are eligible to apply. The candidate should be capable of complex legal analytical work and possess excellent writing, editing, research and oral advocacy skills. Some international travel may be required. Fluency in French or Spanish is a plus.

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Send cover letter and resume must be included in application.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for Reproductive Rights
120 Wall Street
New York City, NY 10005
Fax: 917-637-3666

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