Legal Research Volunteer
NCAC’s Youth Free Expression Program is looking for a full-time summer volunteer to assist with legal research and writing and contribute to NCAC’s reporting on important legislative and policy developments pertaining to freedom of expression. This is an opportunity to explore the broad and dynamic field of First Amendment law while developing resource materials that free speech defenders can rely on.
The ideal candidate is a law student with access to an online legal research database and a demonstrated interest in free expression and/or education. A minimum commitment of 10 weeks is required. This is an unpaid position that may satisfy the eligibility requirements for law-related Pro Bono work as defined by the New York State Court of Appeals Rules for the Admissions of Attorneys and Counselors at Law Rule § 520.16.
The primary tasks will include:
- Research and drafting of case law summaries for online resource on First Amendment in Schools
- Research and updating of resources on social media and online speech
- Tracking and reporting on developments in First Amendment legislation and jurisprudence
- Publishing blog posts on the NCAC website
To apply, please email your application to email@example.com and include “Legal Research Volunteer” in the subject line. Your application should include a cover letter with a writing sample, your law school transcript and a resume. Only those candidates who are being considered for a position will be contacted.