Job: Research Assistant for Pro-Bono Federal Age Discrimination Case

A retired lawyer, member of the Massachusetts bar, has taken on a major pro-bono age discrimination case in the federal courts.  He is seeking research assistance, and is willing to pay $20.00 an hour for help.  If interested, please send your resume to Prof. Dan Coquillette’s faculty secretary, Tom Potter,  tpotter at with subject line: “RA Applicant for Pro-Bono Case.”

Job: Research Assistant Position

Prof. Bartholet is looking for research assistant for two projects, one on the significance of the U.S. ratifying the Convention on Rights of the Child (work needed in February to early March), and one on enforceable openness in adoption, as well possibly for other projects upcoming.

If interested, please send resumes, transcripts and statements of interest to  ebarthol at by email by 2/5/10 or asap.

Research Consultations for the Written Work Requirement

The Harvard Law School Library research librarians invite you to make an appointment to talk with one of us about your Written Work Requirement research strategy. We can direct you to sources you may not have considered, help you construct the best searches, and show you how to keep tabs on new materials on your topic.

E-mail Suzanne Wones ( swones at with your topic and she will arrange a consultation for you.

Chief Justice Edward F. Hennessey Fellowship Announced: March 15th Deadline

The Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee  invites applicants for the Chief Justice Edward F. Hennessey Fellowship. This summer Fellowship honors the former Chief Justice and perpetuates the memory of his many contributions to protect the due process rights of all citizens, including those involved with the mental health system.

Law school students in good standing, particularly those with a demonstrated commitment to public interest law and mental health advocacy, are encouraged to apply to serve as an Edward F. Hennessey Fellow. The fellow will receive a stipend of $6,000 to work for ten weeks during the summer with MHLAC or another Massachusetts legal service program to advance the rights of persons with mental illness and their families.

For more information, please see the call for applications.

Citizen Media Law Project Seeks Summer Interns

The Berkman Center’s Citizen Media Law Project is seeking summer interns for full-time work over the summer. Law students with media and/or cyberlaw experience, or a background in journalism, are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for journalism, social media, or technology-related legal issues, along with excellent research and writing skills and the initiative and energy to see projects through to completion in a fast-moving environment. Summer Public Interest Funding is a  must.

For more information on the position and how to apply, visit our Summer Interns page.

Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, but we recommend that interested students apply as soon as possible.