Viewing by month: November 2011
Join the Office of the Registrar for “What You Need to Know about the Bar Admission Process” on Wednesday, November 9, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., in 202 McDonough Hall. Find out how to get information about any state bar examination. Learn from a DC bar examiner what scorers look for in bar exam responses. Hear recent Georgetown Law grads discuss their experience of applying for and taking the bar. Get briefed on cases relating to the Character and Fitness Evaluation. This Bar information session will be taped onto streaming video and will be available for viewing online at http://www.law.georgetown.edu/registrar/bar.html. Questions should be directed to Michael Frisch, Ethics Counsel and Adjunct Professor at the Law Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-662-9926.
Check out this blog post on Lawyerist.com and read why joining a kickball team can often be more effective “networking” than going to a legal conference and collecting business cards.
The Military Law Society and OCS are co-sponsoring a presentation on Veterans Law, including a discussion about the history of veterans benefits, elements of a compensation claim, and opportunities at the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. The event will take place this Thursday, November 10, from 12:30-1:30pm, in McDonough room 110, and the Military Law Society will be providing pizza.
Four of the six new law clerks at the CAVC have attended this program, offered to DC area law schools, and summer internship applications are due in January – so the program is especially valuable for students looking to learn more about internship and clerkship opportunities at the CAVC.
The Center on National Security and the Law and OPICS are pleased to invite you to the Third Annual Federal Government Security Clearance Workshop on Monday, November 14, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm in McDonough Room 202.
Representatives from the DOJ and the State Department will review the application process and the legal framework underlying security clearances. They will also answer anonymous Q+A. Prof. Rudesill will moderate the workshop. All JD and LLM students are invited to attend.
Career Opportunities in Health Law: Are These Boom Times? Tuesday,
November 8th at 3:30 in McDonough 140. This panel will feature
successful health law professionals who will discuss new
and exciting career possibilities in Health Law. Light refreshments
will be served.
Physicians for Human Rights is seeking a legal intern to work in its Asylum Program in Washington, DC for the Spring 2012 semester. The Asylum Program Legal Intern will engage in research, writing, and administrative tasks to help the Asylum Program function efficiently and effectively. Tasks include research for policy advocacy initiatives, drafting memos, blog-writing, providing support for the Asylum Network, monitoring and attending Congressional hearings, and others. Current projects focus on immigration detention (medical care, solitary confinement, indefinite detention, LGBT issues) and asylum (one-year bar, medical neutrality exception to material support bar, FGM and humanitarian asylum). Applicants should possess excellent research and writing skills and a demonstrated commitment to international human rights. Previous coursework in immigration or asylum/refugee law strongly preferred. The intern will be based in PHR's Washington, DC office, but will regularly provide support to Asylum Program staff based in Boston.
Application procedure below: