Consumers for a Responsive Legal System (?Responsive Law?) is seeking law students to intern for the 2020-21 academic year. Responsive Law is a national nonprofit advocacy organization that works to improve accessibility, accountability, and affordability in the civil justice system. We advocate for more competition in the provision of legal services, better self-help options for the legal system"s customers, and improved legal literacy for those customers. The intern"s time will be spent predominantly on policy research and support of advocacy efforts before state legislatures, bar associations, and supreme courts. Interns who are available over 30 hours per week may intern for a single semester or for the entire academic year. Interns who are available less than 30 hours per week are expected to intern for the entire academic year, and should be available at least 16 hours per week. Specific hours are flexible. Responsive Law is willing to work with students to receive course credit. In light of the uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic, we currently expect to offer internships remotely. There may be an opportunity for a portion of the internship to be in person, but we will not require anyone to do so. Applicants should send a resume and letter of interest by email to For more information about the organization and its advocacy, visit Responsibilities include: – Writing and submitting testimony – Writing blog posts for the website – Tracking state courts – Summarizing proposed amendments and ethics opinions – Observing and reporting on bar meetings

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