SUMMER 2020 POSITIONS


Professor Ellen Aprill is looking for an RA to work 15-20 hours a week. Topic: Federal charities. Tasks: research on which governmental agencies can receive deductible gifts, examination of web pages and Annual Information Return (Form 990) of federally affiliated charities, research into various issues of federal charities (e.g., legal personhood, applicability of civil service rules, limits on investment). Any student interested should send cv and some discussion of interest in position to Ellen.Aprill@lls.edu


Professor Hiro Aragaki is looking for one or more research assistants for the summer to help with legal research on mediation law.  The work will primarily involve coordinating with reference librarians to research mediation-related legislation and legislative history from jurisdictions outside the U.S.  It will also involve helping to organize teaching materials, data entry, and miscellaneous legal research.  The ability to read and translate from Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, or a handful of other languages would be particularly helpful. 

Interested candidates should:

  • Indicate the name of his/her first year legal research/writing instructor & grade for class;
  • Indicate any significant clinical or practice experience that involved legal research and analysis;
  • Indicate what other commitments or positions he/she expect to have during the period of the RA-ship (e.g., externships, clinics);
  • Send a resume to hiro.aragaki@lls.edu

Transcript is NOT required.  Candidates will be chosen on a rolling basis so please apply early if you are interested.


Professor Lauren Willis seeks one full-time or two part-time summer 2020 research assistants for projects on consumer contracts, website design, and investor protection.  Work will involve both research and editing.  Applicants should have strong research and writing skills.  Experience or familiarity with consumer contracts, website design, or investor protection is a plus, but not required.  Hours extremely flexible (within the requirements of work study rules).  Interested students should send a resume, an unofficial transcript, and the name of an instructor or professor familiar with applicant's writing (as a reference) to lauren.willis@lls.edu.


Professor Lee Petherbridge is seeking an RA for projects concerning the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986. The hours are flexible. If interested, send a cv and short (1-2 paragraph) discussion of interest in the position to lee.petherbridge@lls.edu.


Professor Mary Culbert is looking for one full-time or two part-time RAs to research, read and organize articles on mediation ethics this summer and possibly extending in to the fall.  Mediation interest is a plus.  Please submit a letter (email is fine) of interest and a resume to Mary.Culbert@lls.edu and Mercedes.Smith@lls.edu.  Thank you.


Professor Megan Stanton-Trehan seeks one part-time summer 2020 research assistant for a project focusing on improving educational outcomes for system-involved youth through various policy changes.  Interest in or experience with education law, with an emphasis on special education law, is a plus.  Interest in social justice is preferred. Hours are flexible (within the requirements of work study rules).  Interested students should send a resume, a writing sample, and the name of an instructor or professor familiar with applicant's work (as a reference) to Megan.Stanton-Trehan@lls.edu.


Professor Kevin Lapp seeks two part-time summer 2020 research assistants for projects on criminal procedure, juvenile justice, and redemption in the law.  The work will involve both research and writing.  Applicants should have strong research and writing skills.  Experience or familiarity with criminal procedure, juvenile court, or childhood studies is a plus, but not required.  Hours extremely flexible (within the requirements of work study rules).  Interested students should send a resume, and an unofficial transcript to kevin.lapp@lls.edu. Please indicate in the email what additional, if any, summer work plans you have for the summer.


Prof. Carlos Berdej√≥ is looking for a research assistant to help in a project involving the harmonization of rules governing different unincorporated business entities.  Business Associations is a prerequisite.  Interested students should email their resumes to carlos.berdejo@lls.edu.


Professor Eric Miller is looking for two research assistants, 10-20 hours per week, to assist with drafting chapters of a new criminal law case book.  Interested students should email their resumes to eric.miller@lls.edu.

 

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