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Fall Internship **

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Office of the Federal Defender, Eastern District of California

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Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Fresno, CA

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Feb 08,2018

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Jan 17,2018
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Fall Internship The candidate will join Capital Habeas Unit. The legal intern performs legal research using all available resources, including computer-assisted legal research tools. Research includes state and federal statutes, case law, regulations, precedents, treaties, and sentencing guidelines and related subject matter. Analyzes legal decisions, opinions, rulings, memoranda and related legal materials and prepares digests and indexes of those materials. Compiles and summarizes substantive information on statutes, treaties and specific legal subjects. Prepares jurisdictional statements, review of issues, comprehensive statements of relevant facts, standards of review and briefs complex legal and factual arguments. Obtains and reviews documents, records and information relevant to case preparation. Prepares legal memoranda, motions, and briefs for review by Capital Habeas Attorneys who represent state death row inmates in federal habeas corpus proceedings. Deadline : 30 June.

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Hiring Coordinator
Office of the Federal Defender, Eastern District of California
2300 Tulare Street
Suite 330
Fresno, CA 93721

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