The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy is seeking talented law school candidates for a paid or for course credit, part-time law clerk position for Fall 2013. The law clerk will work with the Department of Policy Development and Programming to promote progressive change in our legal and policy landscape. This clerkship presents a unique opportunity to work on substantive projects in a range of legal and policy issues within the ACS Issue Groups, which include Access to Justice; Criminal Justice; Economic, Workplace and Environmental Regulation; First Amendment; Separation of Powers and Federalism; Constitutional Interpretation and Change; Democracy and Voting; Equality and Liberty; and Judicial Nominations. Candidates should be current JD or LLM students who are committed to progressive issues and have great interest in advancing the mission of ACS. Strong legal research and writing and Bluebook skills are required.
Law Clerks will receive $10 per hour or course credit for 15-20 hours of work per week; scheduling is flexible to accommodate classes and externship requirements. ACS is an equal opportunity employer; women, people of color, people with disabilities and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should e-mail a complete application package, including a cover letter indicating the applicant’s interest in working for ACS, a resume and an unedited 5-page legal writing sample, to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax them to (202) 393-6189, Attention: Chris McLamb, Programs Fellow. Applicant packages are due Tuesday, June 18, 2013.