This ICAP Institute Fellow will support the lnstitute' s work (1) to pursue impact litigation in defense of constitutional rights and values and (2) to involve Georgetown Law students in such efforts. The Fellow will engage in extensive legal research regarding potential and ongoing cases to inform potential involvement in such cases, as well as in support of briefing and argument in cases in which ICAP is playing a role. The Fellow also will carefully draft, revise, and edit portions of briefing materials to be filed in court pertaining to those cases and assist in mooting the oral advocates arguing the cases. Furthermore, the Fellow will support ICAP' s leadership in overseeing a practicum seminar designed to involve Georgetown Law student s in understanding the nature of constitutional impact litigation and in contributing to ICAP' s work.
This ICAP Institute Fellow will be supervised by ICAP' s Executive Director and Visiting Professor of Law Josh Geltzer as well as by ICAP' s Senior Litigator from Practice and Visiting Professor of Law Mary McCord. Additionally, the Fellow will, as circumstances dict at e, interact with other Georgetown Law faculty supporting ICAP ' s work on particular cases and with students participating in the practicum seminar to be offered in connection with ICAP' s work. In doing so, the Fellow will be critical to fulfilling ICAP' s mission of harnessing the talent and expertise of Georgetown Law' s faculty and students in contributing to strategically selected constitutional litigation on cutting-edge issues and exposing the law school community to such work.
Reguirements and Qualifications
Required are a B.A. and a J.D.
Preferred is experience as a federal court clerk, ideally to include at the district court level.
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