Equal Justice Alliance Internships
Equal Justice Alliance
Internships: Seeking law students to work full-time (40 hours / week) or part-time during the following periods:
Summer 2013 (11 weeks, preferably full-time; if part time, at least 14 hours/week) Monday, May 21, 2012 to Friday, August 3, 2011
Fall 2013 (if part time, at least 8-10 hours/week)
Spring 2014 (if part time, at least 8-10 hours/week)
Conduct legal and fact research on civil liberties/rights issues as they relate to protecting the constitutional rights of individuals advocating for animals, including the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act and its state analogues. This will involve researching and analyzing recent cases, laws and law enforcement trends; tracking legal updates for our website; liaising with bar associations, constitutional rights societies and other organizations, and with the legislative communities on the local, state and federal level; and organizing forums at law schools and elsewhere to create awareness. Working with social networking tools to create legal awareness.
Equal Justice Alliance is a coalition of organizations challenging the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act and other similar legislation affecting the civil liberties and First Amendment rights of individuals advocating for animals.
Required: excellent legal writing and research and oral communication skills, and facility with Word and Xcel. This is a telecommuting position from anywhere in the U.S. (I am located in NYC); therefore, must be able to work independently, be self motivated and work well through telephone conferences. Access to Lexis/Nexis or Westlaw, and familiarity with social networking tools a plus.
To inquire, contact Odette Wilkins, Esq. at email@example.com. This is an unpaid position.