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Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

Open Society Foundations

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Aryeh Neier Fellow The fellows can expect to conduct research on a broad range of justice-related issues; draft reports, legal briefs, advocacy memos, blogs and other written products; monitor developments at trials and other legal proceedings, and engage legal, jurisprudential, legislative and governance developments worldwide; liaise with civil society and other justice advocates to promote Justice Initiative objectives; and help to develop and executive evidence-based advocacy strategies. Fellows will demonstrate a strong commitment to human rights and the rule of law in general, and a particular interest in four core thematic areas. A high degree of English proficiency (speaking, writing and reading) is needed. Must have a university degree in Law or an LL.M. degree or M.A. in Human Rights; graduate degrees in related fields (e.g. economics, politics and statistics) may be considered sufficient in exceptional circumstances, provided the applicant can demonstrate substantial human rights advocacy experience and a demonstrated capacity to work on legal issues. Should have 5+ years of practical experience in the human rights field. A demonstrated record of accomplishment in legal analysis, legal research and writing, litigation, and/or relevant advocacy is needed. Deadline: March 25, 2018. Note: Applications for its 2019-2020 Aryeh Neier Fellowship Program.

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Hiring Coordinator
Open Society Foundations
224 West 57th Street
New York City, NY 10019