The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative in Alger, Algeria is working on a program to train 60 young Algerian lawyers in human rights issues. During the summer of 2009, the program will be working on pro bono cases and public education or advocacy campaigns. The program is looking for JD students who might be interested in doing an internship during the summer to work with the lawyers on the pro bono cases and the public education or advocacy campaigns. They would be working directly with the NGOs in charge. It is likely that interns would interview people on CEDAW compliance, research and write about legislative changes and teach non-lawyers about the law. The internship would be unpaid. An ideal intern would speak Arabic or French. For more information, contact a UW Law School alumna, Diane Post, Regional Senior Legal Advisor and Interim Resident Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submitted by Career Services/Student Services Weekly Newsletter on February 25, 2009