Applications currently being accepted for paid summer position with Law and Leadership! Deadline is April 2nd!

The Law and Leadership Institute – On-Campus interviews on April 9, 2015
The program, which includes both summer and academic year components, gives students from inner-city schools an intensive introduction to both law and college-level work. The goal is to prepare youth from underserved communities to compete at high academic levels through use of intense legal and educational programming as a tool for developing leadership skills and facilitating the pursuit of higher education. Over the long term, this program aims to improve the administration of justice in Ohio by encouraging students from all walks of life to consider a career at the bench or bar, thus improving the profession’s diversity and giving the citizen’s of Ohio the opportunity to be both judged and represented by their peers. Law students teach the curriculum to the high school students here at Akron Law.
Open to 1L’s and 2L’s. Applications are due by April 2nd at 3:00 PM. Log on to Symplicity for details and to apply. There are two different listings, one for those interested in teaching 9th or 10th grade, and one for those interested in teaching 11th or 12th grade.
All applications must be submitted on Symplicity. Please contact the CPPO with questions

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Apply for a summer position with Law & Leadership – deadline extended to April 2nd!

The Law and Leadership Institute – On-Campus interviews on April 9, 2015

The program, which includes both summer and academic year components, gives students from inner-city schools an intensive introduction to both law and college-level work. The goal is to prepare youth from underserved communities to compete at high academic levels through use of intense legal and educational programming as a tool for developing leadership skills and facilitating the pursuit of higher education. Over the long term, this program aims to improve the administration of justice in Ohio by encouraging students from all walks of life to consider a career at the bench or bar, thus improving the profession’s diversity and giving the citizen’s of Ohio the opportunity to be both judged and represented by their peers. Law students teach the curriculum to the high school students here at Akron Law.

Open to 1L’s and 2L’s. Applications are due by April 2nd at 3:00 PM. Log on to Symplicity for details and to apply. There are two different listings, one for those interested in teaching 9th or 10th grade, and one for those interested in teaching 11th or 12th grade.

All applications must be submitted on Symplicity. Please contact the CPPO with questions.

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Center for Constitutional Law Fellowships – applications are due by 3/31

CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL LAW FELLOWSHIPS

The Akron Center for Constitutional Law (CCL) is accepting applications for student fellowships for the 2015-16 academic year. Fellows work with the Center on research and public education related to recent developments in constitutional law. Current projects include tracking new U.S. Supreme Court decisions, adapting the Center’s resources to social media, and researching the history of gender and the constitution. The fellowship begins in Summer 2015 and fellows receive a small stipend for the part-time work. During the academic year, fellows are involved fully in the work of the Center, which includes opportunities for research, conferences, externships, editing the online journal, organizing moot court and paper competitions, mentorship by Con Law professors, and community public speaking. Fellows also have the opportunity to write their GWR thesis under the direction of the Center director.

It is expected that there will be three to five fellowships available. If interested, please submit your application to the CCL Director, Professor Tracy Thomas by March 31, 2015 at thomast@uakron.edu. Your application should include a letter explaining your interest in the area of constitutional law and a current resume including overall GPA and grades in all Con Law related courses. For questions please contact Professor Thomas, and for more information on the Center, go to http://www.uakron.edu/law/constitutionallaw/index.dot.

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Law and Leadership Institute Summer Positions! Deadline is March 22nd.

The Law and Leadership Institute – On-Campus interviews on April 9, 2015

The program, which includes both summer and academic year components, gives students from inner-city schools an intensive introduction to both law and college-level work. The goal is to prepare youth from underserved communities to compete at high academic levels through use of intense legal and educational programming as a tool for developing leadership skills and facilitating the pursuit of higher education. Over the long term, this program aims to improve the administration of justice in Ohio by encouraging students from all walks of life to consider a career at the bench or bar, thus improving the profession’s diversity and giving the citizen’s of Ohio the opportunity to be both judged and represented by their peers. Law students teach the curriculum to the high school students here at Akron Law.

Open to 1L’s and 2L’s. Applications are due by March 22nd at 3:00 PM. Log on to Symplicity for details and to apply. There are two different listings, one for those interested in teaching 9th or 10th grade, and one for those interested in teaching 11th or 12th grade. Deadline: March 22, 2015

All applications must be submitted on Symplicity. Please contact the CPPO with questions.

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Akron Law Library seeks Research Assistant

Akron, OH – Law Library Research Assistant – The University of Akron School of Law – Law Library

AkronLawJobs No. 6256 Overview: Provide short-term research assistance for faculty.  Projects will include conducting legislative research and literature research; cite checking, document delivery and photocopying.  Working as a research assistant will give the student the opportunity to develop and polish legal research skills while providing valuable services to the faculty.  In addition, the student will work on projects assigned by the Faculty Research Librarian.  Paid position: $10.00/ hour, start: Spring 2015 – Summer 2015

Qualifications: Must be a second year law student that is interested in researching all facets of law. Applicants should have a willingness and ability to work in a Law Library environment and with the faculty community.

How to apply:  Applicants can obtain an application from the Law Library Circulation Desk.  With the completed application, please provide names of three references. Return application materials to:  The Law Library Circulation Desk to the attention:  Annette Souare or email Souare@uakron.edu or Phone 330-972-5992.

Deadline: ASAP

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