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FALL OPPORTUNITIES Bread for the City is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization located in the Shaw neighborhood of Northwest DC and in Anacostia in Southeast DC. In addition to free legal services, Bread for the City provides medical care, food, clothing, and social services without costs to low-income residents of the District. Externs will interview clients; conduct research; draft pleadings, correspondence, and motions; review court files in DC Superior Court; review official files at the Social Security Admin. and Office of Hearing and Appeals and assisting with representing clients in administrative hearings; represent clients at grievance hearing before the DC Housing Authority; and assist with trial preparation.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Washington Field Office, Hearings Unit mission is to promote equal opportunity in employment through administrative and judicial enforcement of the federal civil rights laws and through education and technical assistance. Extern will work with Administrative Law Judges Schneider and Odom and conduct essential legal research on highly complex issues; prepare legal memoranda analyzing discrimination cases involving Title VII, ADA, ADEA, and EPA; draft rulings on motions involving discovery disputes, evidentiary matters, and witnesses; draft summary judgment decisions; draft decisions following hearings. Extern will also assist in settlement conferences, prehearing conferences, and hearings. Completion of one or more of the following courses is required: evidence, trial practice, civil procedure, employment discrimination.

INDIVIDUAL EXTERNSHIP COUNSELING Avis Sanders, Director of the Externship Program, is available for one-on-one counseling. Email externship@wcl.american.edu or call (202) 274-4200 for an appointment.

For more information, contact Lisa Randazzo, Program Assistant, at (202) 274-4200 or externship@wcl.american.edu.

FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES

After April 16, 2004, the Course Material Distribution Center (Room 473A) will be closed in order to prepare for the Summer 2004 classes. Students who need to pick up course materials should visit the Course Material Distribution Center before April 16. Thank you.

WAR CRIMES RESEARCH OFFICE

The WCRO serves as a source of expertise in humanitarian and international criminal law for relevant international organizations. In the past year, for example, the office undertook international law research projects for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), the Special Court for Sierra Leone, and the Special Panels for Serious Crimes in East Timor. This year we are beginning work for the International Criminal Court as well. We also speak at conferences on relevant legal issues, and publish regularly on the development of international criminal law through international jurisprudence.

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