Death Penalty Project Internship: Student interview for Warwick Law Careers Blog
Warwick Law student Cara Sylvester shares some reflections on her Death Penalty Project internship in summer 2016 in Little Rock for the Warwick Law Careers Blog.
Event: Critical reflections on the death penalty - A conversation with Russell Stetler (Mon 28 Nov 5pm room 2.12)
Russell Stetler, National Mitigation Coordinator, Office of the Federal Public Defender, California will give a talk on current developments in the US Death Penalty on Monday 28th November at 5pm, Room S 2.12 (Law School).
This talk will be of interest to all students involved and looking to get involved in the Warwick Law School Death Penalty Project.
Please email Becky and Cara to find out more about the DPP project and related activities.
We look forward to seeing Law and non-Law students at the event!
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.