The Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law is seeking research assistants for the Fall 2008 term. The position offers students a unique opportunity to critically assess U.S. counterterrorism policy at the level of law enforcement and the federal courts. Along with other projects, research assistants will participate in the Center’s Terrorism Trial Report Card project, which tracks all of the terrorism-related prosecutions in the U.S. since September 11, 2001. RAs will also participate in researching legislative oversight of the executive branch since September 11, 2001.
RAs will be expected to spend at least three hours per week in the office; however, most research may be done outside of the office if preferred. When in the office, RAs will be expected to assist in other ongoing Center projects, and will be encouraged to become more involved with those projects more specifically connected to their own interests.
Successful applicants should have an interest in counterterrorism and national security issues as well as familiarity with criminal law, constitutional law, criminal procedure and international law. English is required. Knowledge of Arabic or Spanish is desirable but not required.
Fellowship applicants must submit the following:
- Cover letter
- Unofficial law school transcript
- List of professional references
Apply immediately. Selections will be made on a rolling basis. Please email applications to Francesca Laguardia at email@example.com.
Please note: this position is offered ONLY to enrolled NYU School of Law students.