Summer Internships:AEquitas

AequitasAEQUITAS: THE PROSECUTORS’ RESOURCE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN is looking for 1L, 2L and 3L students interested in a career of criminal prosecution and working with issues concerning sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, human trafficking, and dating violence. The internship is unpaid and is located in Washington, DC. AEquitas provides training and technical assistance to address the needs of prosecutors and allied professional who work on issues related to the prosecution of violence against women. Specific topics of legal research may include battered women charged with crimes, stalking in the technology age, victim-centered prosecution strategies, victim behavior, intimidation/forfeiture by wrongdoing, strangulation, interpreting toxicology, domestic violence homicides, role of sexual assault nurse examiners, evaluating medical experts and other relevant evidentiary or procedural issues. In addition to researching developing areas of law, interns will have an opportunity to gain insight to the practical application of their research to the courtroom. They will learn how prosecutors utilize evidence in court, address issues of admissibility, and use experts in trial. Interns will be involved in the organization of state specific and national training events on domestic violence, dating violence and stalking and may have the opportunity to attend trainings where feasible.

Applications are due on or before February 9, 2013. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, transcript, 3 references, and a writing sample to cwhitman@AEquitasResource.org.

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