Part-time Research Assistant in July

Visiting Professor Lauren Willis is looking for a part-time research assistant to help with research for an article on personal data tracking and “Do Not Track” as a policy response. The position is for 15 hours/week for the month of July, with the possibility of continuing beyond July on other projects (primarily in the area of consumer law). Applicants should send a resume, the name and contact information of a reference, a brief statement of interest, and a brief explanation of your other summer commitments to  lauren.willis at lls.edu by June 15.

Freecycle at the June 18 Farmers’ Market, Science Center Plaza

Save the date and start collecting unwanted items from your home and office for this special edition of the Freecycle! HLS/FAS Joint Freecycle at a fantastic location: the Farmers’ Market. Tuesday, June 18, 12-2pm Harvard Farmers’ Market Science Center Plaza Donations welcome: 9-11am Early donations? Email  sustainability at law.harvard.edu Come and peruse hundreds of good reusable items!

Law School & FAS Joint Freecycle at the June 18th Farmers’ Market, Science Center Plaza

Save the date and start collecting unwanted items from your home and office for this special edition of the Freecycle! HLS/FAS Joint Freecycle at a fantastic location: the Farmers’ Market Tues., June 18, 12-2pm, Harvard Farmers’ Market, Science Center Plaza Donations welcome 9-11am Early donations? Email  sustainability at law.harvard.edu Come and peruse hundreds of good reusable items!

Volunteer with the HLS Green Team at Commencement! Receive a thank you gift and be entered to win a Harvard Faculty Club gift certificate

The HLS Green Team will be staffing the Recycling Tent and otherwise overseeing trash, compost and recycling. Let’s show our guests how greatly we value waste reduction. To indicate your availablility, fill out this online survey: https://harvardofs.wufoo.com/forms/hls-g… All volunteers will receive a Green is the New Crimson reusable shopping tote as a thank you gift and be entered to win a $50 gift certificate to the Harvard Faculty Club (winner to be notified June 3rd)!

SCOTUSource Fall Applications Due May 20

SCOTUSource is a project in which HLS students partner with DC appellate attorneys to put the constitutional issues in upcoming Supreme Court cases in a historical context using primary source documents. SCOTUSource participants produce research reports related to pending U.S. Supreme Court cases, which are then shared with appellate advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court library, scholars, journalists, legal organizations – like the Constitutional Accountability Center and Cato Institute – and will be publically available on the ConSource blog. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and a legal writing sample to Julie Silverbrook, Executive Director of ConSource, at  julie.silverbrook at consource.org by May 20, 2013. Indicate the semesters you are interested in working and how many hours you are available to work – done remotely. Once accepted, students may work as a volunteer and earn HLS pro bono credit for approximately 40 hours of total work or may apply to receive independent clinical credit by working for 10 hours per week. See http://www.law.harvard.edu/academics/cli… for more details on the independent clinical requirements. Contact Lee Branson in the HLS Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs at  lbranson at law.harvard.edu for more information on logistics and credits. See www.consource.org and contact Julie Silverbrook  julie.silverbrook at consource.org.

APPLICATIONS DUE MONDAY: Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics is an interdisciplinary research program at Harvard Law School dedicated to the scholarly research of important issues at the intersection of law and health policy, including issues of health care financing and market regulation, biotechnology and intellectual property, biomedical research, and bioethics. The Student Fellowship Program is designed to support student research in these areas. For more information on our current fellows and their work, see our website at http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/petr…. Eligibility. The student fellowship program is open to Harvard Law School students and students in other Harvard graduate programs who are committed to undertaking a significant research project during the year of their fellowship. Writing Requirement. Student fellows will conduct independent research projects designed to lead to publishable articles. Fellows are expected to produce at least one such paper by the end of the academic year. Papers written in connection with the fellowship can be used to satisfy the third-year written work requirement or other optional writing credit by prior arrangement with and final approval of a faculty advisor who has agreed to supervise a fellow’s work for this purpose. Blogging Requirement. Student fellows will be expected to post regularly on the Petrie-Flom’s blog, “Bill of Health” http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/billofhealt…), once every other week during the Fall and Spring semesters, with one post required during Winter term, and four skips available for the year. Topics are self-determined; posts are subject to final approval by the Petrie-Flom Center, and are usually 700-800 words. More frequent postings are acceptable and welcome. Curricular Component. Student fellows are required to enroll in the Health Law Policy and Bioethics Workshop. The workshop is intended to provide student fellows with opportunities to interact with leading scholars and academic fellows in the fields of health law and policy, with the expectation that these interactions will further enhance and inform their research and academic development. The Workshop for 2013-14 is scheduled to take place on selected Mondays across the Fall and Spring semesters from 5-7pm. Fellowship awardees will have priority enrollment. Presentations and Events. Student fellows will be expected to present their research to Center affiliates and faculty during lunch sessions in the Spring semester. Student fellows may be asked to assist with panels and conferences organized by the Center during the year of their fellowship, including organizing and reporting on events for Center publications. Resources. The Center will award each fellow a $1,500 stipend, paid at the end of the academic year once all fellowship requirements (including submission of an acceptable paper) are completed. Additionally, fellows may be eligible to request additional funding to cover reasonable costs associated with their research projects (e.g., copying, publications, conference fees, travel). Application. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until 9AM, Monday, May 20, 2013. Notifications of awards will be made by mid-summer for fellowships to begin in Fall 2013. To apply, email the following to petrie-flom at law.harvard.edu: 1. Your curriculum vitae; 2. A proposal summarizing the research and writing you intend to accomplish (1500 word maximum); and 3. A digital copy of your most current transcript (which need not be official, but should include grades through the Fall 2012 semester.) For further questions, please contact: Cristine Hutchison-Jones, Administrative Director, Petrie-Flom Center chutchisonjones at law.harvard.edu; 617-495-2316.

Shareholder Rights Project Openings

Are you planning on working in corporate law? Interested in getting clinical experience working on corporate law and corporate governance matters? The Shareholder Rights Project is seeking participants for its 2013-2014 clinical program. The Shareholder Rights program, taught by Professor Lucian Bebchuk and Scott Hirst, provides students with the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience with shareholder rights work. The SRP works on behalf of public pension funds and charitable organizations seeking to improve corporate governance at publicly traded companies in which they are shareowners, as well as on research and policy projects related to corporate governance. Enrollment requires an application process and is open to Harvard Law School 2L, 3L and LLM students who have taken Corporations or are taking Corporations in the Fall term. LLM students with prior corporate experience may speak with the instructor about waiving this requirement. To apply, students must submit a statement of interest (maximum 200 words), a resume, an academic transcript (unofficial or official), and can elect to submit a writing sample of no more than 15 pages (one sample only). Applications should be addressed to the instructors and submitted to Emily Lewis at  emlewis at law.harvard.edu. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and interested students are encouraged to apply as early as possible. For questions, please contact Emily Lewis, the Administrative Director of the Shareholder Rights Program at  emlewis at law.harvard.edu. Course Description: http://www.law.harvard.edu/academics/cur… Clinic description: http://www.law.harvard.edu/academics/cur… Program Website: http://srp.law.harvard.edu/

RA – Criminal Law – Prof. Youngjae Lee

Visiting Professor Youngjae Lee is looking for one or two part-time (around 10 hours a week) research assistants for help with several writing projects on various criminal law topics this summer. The job will start as soon as you are available and end at the end of June. To apply, please email to yolee at law.harvard.edu the following information: 1) a resume, 2) a transcript, and 3) a short statement of interest (a few sentences are sufficient), amount of time available, and when, in May and June, you expect to be largely unavailable due to other commitments.

Research Assistant

Lecturer Jill Goldenziel is seeking a Research Assistant for approximately 6-10 hours of work on a project on international arbitration. The RA will read and summarize relevant law review articles on the topic. Work must be completed by mid-June. To apply, please submit a CV, short writing sample (3-5 pages), and the names and contact information for 2 references to  jgolden at fas.harvard.edu.

Research Assistant with Professor Roseman

Part time paid research assistantposition for the summer and into the fall semester to work on comparative criminal justice and rule of law matters. Work involves compiling an annotated bibliography and short research memos; this work will support a major international research conference to be held at HLS in the fall, and a book publication. Send a short cover note and C.V. to Mindy Jane Roseman, Academic Director, Human Rights Program:  mroseman at law.harvard.edu