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The USAO of the Northern District of Mississippi is charged with the primary responsibility for prosecuting all federal crime from acts of terrorism to public corruption, white collar crime organized gang activities, internet-related crimes and many other criminal acts. Through its Civil Division the office is charged with defending agencies of the United States enforcing regulatory agencies and recovering funds from violators of United States criminal, regulatory and civil laws. We place a high value on diversity of experience and cultural perspective and encourage internship applications from second and third year students within the law and legal disciplines from all ethnic groups, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Assignments include but are not limited to, drafting responsive motions memoranda of law and dispositive motions. Interns will become familiar with Federal Rules of criminal and civil procedures and Federal Rules of evidence. In addition interns may attend disposition, meetings with agents accompany attorney to observe court proceedings. In addition the office attempts to identify appropriate matter for the intern to handle under the supervision of assigned AUSAs.
Third-year law students currently enrolled in a Juris Doctoral program will be considered. Must be a U.S. citizen and will be subjected a favorable credit check & background investigation prior to acceptance into the internship due to the sensitive nature of the work performed by the office.
Uncompensated; Academic Credit ONLY (Determined By University)
Closing Date: 31st October, 2021