Location: Washington D.C.
Applications Due: October 20, 2017
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is a non-profit law firm dedicated to protecting the free expression of all religious faiths. Becket seeks interns for the winter term to work in its Washington, D.C. office on a variety of Supreme Court, appellate and trial-level matters. Such work might include representing: religious ministries seeking protection from government mandates to violate their faith; Native Americans seeking the right to use eagle feathers in their religious ceremonies; prisoners seeking the right to exercise religion while incarcerated; members of the military seeking accommodations to allow them to continue to serve while meeting religious requirements for their appearance or dress; and mosques, churches, and temples challenging zoning decisions that restrict their ability to build houses of worship or other ministries.
Students who are selected must submit an independent clinical application to the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs (OCP) by October 31, 2017.
Students will be eligible for housing expense reimbursement from Becket.
Students seeking reimbursements for travel will need to submit a funding request to OCP by October 31, 2017.