Fellows make a semester or year-long commitment to work on behalf of S.T.O.P.’s clients and fight discriminatory surveillance. In addition to short-term assignments, fellows will complete at least one significant research during their tenure. S.T.O.P.’s work includes a unique mix of criminal, civil, and administrative matters, ranging from challenges to discriminatory NYPD policies, to civil follow-on litigation for victims of hate crimes, and representation in national security investigations.
Some experience with one or more of the following: federal litigation; FOIA/FOIL litigation; First Amendment; immigration law; cyber law, Section 1983 litigation; class action litigation; and/or national security law.
Stellar research and writing skills.
Comfort with Microsoft Office, Outlook, other productivity tools
Clear passion for civil rights, privacy, or related technical fields.
Preference given to students who have taken constitutional law, administrative law, and/or federal courts.
3L law students and recent graduates only.
Full Time placements required.
Candidates must secure their own external funding
To apply, please email a copy of your cover letter, CV, transcript, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject: “2020 Legal Fellow”