- Prisoners’ Rights Internship , USA

Prisoners’ Rights Internship
Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, a non-profit law firm, is seeking talented undergraduate students who are committed to social justice and interested in learning about prisoners’ rights.

The Committee’s work focuses on addressing conditions of confinement for DC prisoners and the rights of and formerly incarcerated people.

Duties and Responsibilities

    Responding to prisoner correspondence, including provision of information
    Interviewing individuals at DC jail facilities or in our offices
    Conducting research on topics related to prisoners’ rights and prisoner reentry
    Handling administrative tasks supporting the Committee’s work on behalf of prisoners and formerly incarcerated people

Interns will be responsible for managing their own caseloads and participating as a member of a legal team.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and transcript (unofficial is fine) to Stacey Litner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job posted on 22nd November 2018
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