Criminal Justice Program of Study – Now Hiring Student Fellows

The Harvard Criminal Justice Program of Study is interested in hiring one or two 2Ls to serve as student fellows. The Criminal Justice Program of Study is a resource for students to learn about available resources in this field and events on campus touching on criminal justice. The program holds a number of events during the year to bring together students interested in this area. Past events have included hosting guest speakers, faculty lunches, reading groups, happy hours and course advising sessions. Student fellows will be paid a small stipend. The expected workload will vary, but should not exceed 10 hours per week. Student fellows will work closely with Professors Carol Steiker and Alex Whiting to manage the Program of Study. Please send all applications to Amanda Cegielski (acegielski at law.harvard.edu). Applications should be addressed to Professors Steiker and Whiting. Applications must be submitted no later than November 30th. Your application should include a resume and a short (200 word
maximum) statement of interest. Applicants should direct all questions to Nicholas Meyers (nmeyers at jd14.law.harvard.edu).

HALA Spring Break Trip to KENYA

This year for Spring Break, HALA will be taking a group of students to Kenya! See below for details and to fill out an application form. This year’s trip looks to be even bigger and better, so get your applications in to ensure you can get a spot 🙂 Apply Online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1LGr7zJd… This trip is open to all members of the Harvard Graduate community and is being organized as part of an effort to increase the awareness of Africa and African issues at Harvard. The trip will involve a meetings with legal, business and political leaders, visits to cultural and historical sites, and volunteer work with grassroots organizations. The planned dates are March 14- 23, 2014. While airfare will be subsidized, selected applicants will be expected (1) to pay a trip deposit of $250 by November 23 2013, (2) to cover all other trip costs, and (3) to actively participate in a committee that will raise funds to cover the costs of the trip. Please complete the form by Sunday, November 10, 2013, at 11:59 p.m (applications after the deadline will be added to a waitlist). Selected applicants will be receive notifications by email. The trip is organized by Harvard African Law Association, in partnership with Harvard Law and International Development, and the Africa Caucus at HKS. If you have any questions, please send an email to  hala at mail.law.harvard.edu.

Research Assistant for a project on comparative law and language rights – legal research, archival work.

Research Assistant for a project on comparative law and language rights. Applicants should be a current undergraduate or postgraduate student of Harvard who is familiar with legal research. Interest in archival work and bilingual/multilingual ability are an advantage (please indicate your languages in your application). Email cover letter and CV to  leung01 at fas.harvard.edu ASAP.

Winter Term India Internship Program Now Accepting Applications – Deadline Nov. 11th

Info and Application for 2014 India Internship Program

We are pleased to announce  the much anticipated Linklaters India Internship winter writing opportunity has been confirmed for this Winter Term 2014. As in years past, students will have an opportunity to be hosted by elite Indian law firms (we are still confirming specific participating firms for this year). These firms will provide a glimpse into the legal practice and the legal community in India while also providing resources and assistance to students to conduct their research.

 

We are accepting applications for 5-6 students for this year’s program. Completed applications, including supervisor approval, should be sent to the Program on Legal Profession’s Administrative Director, Hakim Lakhdar (hlakhdar@law.harvard.edu or 617-496-6699), or dropped off in hardcopy at PLP’s office suite, Wasserstein 5018, by 5pm on Monday, November 11, 2013.
Details about the India Internship program and the application can be found in the document attached to this email or on PLP’s website (http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/plp/pages/india_internship.php).

 

We look forward to receiving your submissions and should you have any questions about the selection process or the program in general, please do not hesitate to contact Hakim Lakhdar.

Winter Term Travelers: International Travel Pre-Departure Sessions November 18 and 21

NOTICE TEXT: REQUIRED for students who receive winter term international travel grants and open to others who wish to attend. International Legal Studies will hold a one-hour briefing for students who will be abroad over winter term. The session will offer information about preparing for winter term projects as well as health, safety, and other travel considerations, and facilitate interaction among students who are going to particular regions and those who have spent time there. In order to accommodate students’ schedules, we will offer this single session on two different days: Monday, November 18 and Thursday, November 21. Both sessions will be held from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West B. Remember, the session is REQUIRED for students who receive winter term international travel grants and is open to others who wish to attend. For more information or to determine which sessions will focus on particular regions, please e-mail Alicia Clemente  aclemente at law.harvard.edu.