PUBLIC INTEREST LAW OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
Law Clerk and Externship Opportunities with the Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation litigating constitutional issues for limited government in the public interest.
• Paid clerkships
o Summer clerks work 40 hours per week, usually on stipend
o Fall/spring clerks work up to 20 hours per week, up to $13 per hour
• Externships, for course credit toward J.D. degree
o Externs work the number of hours required by their school
Clerks and externs perform hands-on legal work and heavily participate in the litigation process. They engage primarily in intensive legal research for cases on the Center’s litigation docket. They are also expected to assist in drafting legal documents, researching and assessing potential cases, and developing litigation strategy.
Successful applicants have a strong work ethic, exceptional legal research skills, and an understanding of classical liberal principles. They also must be personable and have a good sense of humor and be familiar with the Institute’s cases.
The Goldwater Institute, one of the nation’s preeminent free-market policy organizations, works through research and education to broaden the parameters of policy discussions to allow consideration of policies consistent with the founding principles of free societies. The Center for Constitutional Litigation files lawsuits against governments that abuse or exceed their legal authority, primarily in the areas of economic liberty, property rights, and school choice.
To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and a legal writing sample to Christina Kohn, Goldwater Institute, 500 E. Coronado Road, Phoenix, AZ 85004, or to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please note clearly in your cover letter (1) whether you are in your first or second year of law school, and (2) whether you are applying for a clerkship, externship, or both.
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