2017 Death Penalty Programme Internship - deadline 5.12.16
Applications are now open for the summer 2017 edition of the Death Penalty Programme Internship.
The Death Penalty Internship Programme is a unique opportunity for “hands-on” exposure of legal work involving the common law system of the United States, which also encompasses diverse areas of criminal justice, medical law and human rights.
The duration of the internship is approximately two months and interns can expect to: conduct legal research, manage case files, contribute to the briefs filed in state and federal courts, interview witnesses and jurors in appeals cases and attend prison meetings.
The host offices for the 2017 edition include:
- Office of the Federal Public Defender - Northern District of California
- Texas Defender Service, Austin, Texas
- Office of State Public Defender, Captial Defense Division, Jackson, Mississippi
- Office of Public Defender, Sixth Judicial District of Arkansas, Pulaski and Perry Counties
Candidates may indicate their preferred choice(s) but these cannot be guaranteed.
These internships are open to all Warwick Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. Preference will be given to candidates who have actively participated in the Death Penalty Project Attorney Support Programme.
For more information and to read about previous editions please follow this link to the student activities of the Centre for Human Rights in Practice.