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  • Spring RA Opportunity in Health Law & Policy Clinic

    April 13, 2022

    The Health Law and Policy Clinic (HLPC) of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of HLS is seeking a paid Research Assistant (RA). HLPC is currently working with the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) to collect data regarding Medicaid coverage of hepatitis C treatment. The RA will review state Medicaid websites for 8 states, identifying and analyzing policy documents to determine whether specific coverage restrictions for hepatitis C treatment are in place. No health law knowledge or experience is necessary.

  • John M. Olin AY23 Fellowships in Law and Economics and Social Sciences

    April 8, 2022

    John M. Olin AY23 Fellowships in Law and Economics and Social Sciences

  • Call for Entries for ILJ Feature Submissions – Student Note Competition

    April 8, 2022

    Submit your student writing to the Harvard International Law Journal's Student Note Competition! The winner of the Competition for Volume 64(1) will be published alongside leading academics and receive comprehensive feedback throughout the editing process. Successful Notes are engaging, make new arguments, and deal with international or comparative law. Pieces should be between 8,000 and 16,000 words, including footnote citations. Only current HLS students or graduates one year out (JDs, LLMs, and SJDs all welcome) are eligible for the Competition.

  • Animal Law & Policy Program seeks RAs for Supreme Court Project

    April 1, 2022

    The Animal Law & Policy Program seeks RAs for a time-sensitive project examining the broader implications of a constitutional challenge on the topic of animal welfare that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Professor Lopez seeks Research Assistant

    March 30, 2022

    Seeking Research Assistant for brief project

  • Spring RA Opportunity at the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

    March 30, 2022

    The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School is seeking a paid Research Assistant (RA). CHLPI is currently working with the Illinois Community Health Worker Association to conduct roundtable sessions with stakeholders. The RA will review and prepare transcripts from roundtable meetings for analysis including reviewing transcripts and video recordings in order to reorganize transcripts according to speaker and to correct text for errors where necessary. No health law knowledge or experience is necessary.

  • Professor Hal Scott seeks Research Assistant

    March 29, 2022

    Emeritus Prof. Hal S. Scott is seeking a research assistant to work on a section of the 24th edition of his textbook, International Finance: Transactions: Policy and Regulation (co-author Anna Gelpern, Georgetown Law). A team of RAs will work in close contact with the authors, using materials already collected and some outside research, to update chapters from the last edition (2 years ago). Prof. Scott seeks an RA to work specifically on two chapters of the textbook discussing European capital markets and financial regulations.

  • Corporate Governance Research Opportunities for All Admitted Students

    March 23, 2022

    Professor Lucian Bebchuk and the Program on Corporate Governance at Harvard Law School are seeking incoming HLS students to work as research assistants during summer 2022 on research projects in the areas of corporate governance and law and finance. Some background or interest in the corporate area or in economics/finance could be useful but not required. Please email a CV and a cover note describing your interest and the extent of your availability during the summer to Marzieh Noori at programcoordinator@corpgov.law.harvard.edu.

  • John M. Olin AY23 Fellowships in Law and Economics and Social Sciences

    March 8, 2022

    John M. Olin AY23 Fellowships in Law and Economics and Social Sciences

  • Interested in facilitated political dialogue?

    March 8, 2022

    The instructors and students in Harvard Law School’s "Facilitation Workshop" warmly invite you to participate in series of facilitated dialogues on the topics of either "Polarization & Censorship in Social Media" or "Affirmative Action." Dialogue dates are: March 30, April 6, and April 13 from 2:00–3:15pm ET. Register at: https://forms.gle/u9svLfRun51btZms9

  • Summer Research Assistants for Professor Cass Sunstein

    March 8, 2022

    Research Assistant positions involving administrative law, climate change, environmental law, and behavioral economics for Prof. Cass Sunstein

  • Research Assistant Positions in Health Law for Prof. Glenn Cohen

    March 2, 2022

    Research Assistant Positions in Health Law for Prof. Glenn Cohen

  • Research Assistants for Prof. Lessig

    February 28, 2022

    Professor Lessig is looking for RAs who can devote substantial time to research, beginning as soon as possible but especially over the summer. If interested, please send CV and a brief statement of interest to a2lessig@pobox.com.

  • Prof. Glenn Cohen Seeks Research Assistants for Health Law/Bioethics/Drug Law Projects

    February 28, 2022

    Prof. Glenn Cohen Seeks Research Assistants for Health Law/Bioethics/Drug Law Projects

  • Islamic Law Blog Staff Editor

    February 16, 2022

    We at the Islamic Law Blog are looking for a staff editor to join our editorial team (remotely) at Harvard’s Program in Islamic Law / SHARIAsource. This staff editor will be working with Professor Intisar Rabb, editor-in-chief, and a small team of dedicated editors. We seek a candidate who has superb editorial, organizational, and scholarly skills and interest in scholarship on Islamic law and history. Expected time commitment varies, but is estimated to be 10-20 hours per month; the position comes with a stipend.

  • Registration is open for ASIL’s Annual Meeting, April 6-9

    February 16, 2022

    Registration is open through April 4 for the American Society of International Law’s 2022 Annual Meeting, to be held April 6-9, in person (in Washington, D.C.) and online.

  • 2022-2023 Dean Acheson Legal Stage Program at the Court of Justice for the European Union

    February 16, 2022

    The United States Embassy in Luxembourg is accepting applications for the Dean Acheson Legal Stage (traineeship/apprenticeship) Program at the Court of Justice of the European Union for fall 2022 and spring 2023.

  • The Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project (PLAP) is now accepting applications for its 2022 Summer Student Attorney Program

    February 16, 2022

    Summer public interest job posting

  • Data Science Fellow – Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School

    February 16, 2022

    Harvard Law School’s Program in Islamic Law is seeking a Data Science Fellow to work on various apps in the SHARIAsource Lab, a Harvard initiative designed to deploy data science tools on historical Islamic sources. The Fellow will be based at Harvard Law School, with opportunities to collaborate with various departments and partners—including the Harvard Libraries and the Library of Congress, SEAS and the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and the Department of History and a community of scholars and students working on similar problems in DH.

  • RA Position for Professor Kraakman

    February 16, 2022

    Professor Kraakman is looking for an RA to assist in research on the composition of corporate boards.

  • Law and International Development Society: Spring semester project applications due 2/13

    February 16, 2022

    Apply to join a spring semester project with the Law and International Development Society! Applications are due Sunday, February 13 at 6 pm.

  • Digital Humanities Assistant – Program in Islamic Law (PIL) / SHARIAsource

    February 7, 2022

    For our research activities and projects within Harvard’s SHARIAsource, we are looking for a Digital Humanities assistant. As part of the SHARIAsource Digital Humanities team led by Dr. Yusuf Celik, you will be mainly working on a variety of data-oriented tasks. These tasks include but are not limited to recording and updating information on historical sources, figures, and locations. Applicants should submit (1) a CV/resume, (2) an unofficial transcript, and (3) a brief statement of interest at https://harvardlaw.formstack.com/forms/pil_dh_application_spring_2022

  • Professor Goldsmith Looking for Lawfare “Water Wars” Contributors

    February 7, 2022

    Professor Goldsmith is looking for two to three 1Ls or 2Ls to work on the Water Wars feature of Lawfare. Water Wars is a monthly (potentially bi-monthly) column covering maritime news, analysis, and trends in the Indo-Asia Pacific. You would be expected to write approximately once every 4 weeks.

  • February 15 deadline for fall 2022 Semester Abroad

    February 7, 2022

    Tuesday, February 15 is the deadline to apply to spend the fall 2022 semester abroad.

  • RA Position with Professor Benkler

    February 7, 2022

    Professor Benkler seeking research assistants for work on historical and comparative economic law, as part of a book project on the role of law in structuring productivity, power, and inequality in democratic market societies. In addition to US law, of particular interest are students who can work on law in Europe, specifically Germany, France, or Sweden and/or Denmark; in the Anglosphere: specifically UK, Canada, and Australia, since the 1980s; and in Japan after WWII, and Korea since the 1960s. Please send resume, statement of interest and transcript (unofficial or official) to Courtney Hen

  • Part-time SHARIAsource Ruby on Rails/React Developer

    February 7, 2022

    For our research activities and projects within Harvard’s SHARIAsource, we are looking for a (freelance) Ruby on Rails developer with React experience. As part of the SHARIAsource team led by Professor Intisar Rabb, you will be working on the further development of SEARCHStrata, our in-house catalogue and virtual library tool. The initial project duration will be three months for 20 hours per week. Payment will be commensurate with experience.

  • Research Assistant for Freezeouts Project

    February 7, 2022

    Professor Subramanian seeks a research assistant to help with a small project on freezeouts. The project will primarily involve data collection and some writing. If interested, please send your resume or CV and a brief statement of interest to Jenna Cowie (jcowie@law.harvard.edu).

  • Harvard University Climate Education Initiatives Focus Groups 

    February 3, 2022

    Students are invited to join Professor Richard Lazarus and Dean Catherine Claypoole (who are serving on the University’s Climate Education Committee) at a focus group on Tuesday, February 8 (1-1:45 pm) or Wednesday, February 9 (12-12:45 pm) to discuss (1) what climate education at Harvard should look like in 2030, and what the implications of this vision are for undergraduate, professional, and doctoral education at Harvard and also (2) what Harvard’s priorities for initial steps at the School or University level should be to improve climate education at Harvard in the short run.  If you’re interested in joining us for this discussion, please sign up for a focus group here. We look forward to your thoughts.

  • Application to 2022-23 Postgraduate Human Rights Fellowships Now Open

    February 2, 2022

    The HLS Human Rights Program (HRP) is pleased to announce that the 2022-23 application for the Henigson Human Rights Fellowship and the Satter Human Rights Fellowship is now open.

  • Research Assistant Opportunity for Randomized Trial of Accreditation of Health Care in Jails

    February 2, 2022

    RAs Needed for Randomized Trial of Accreditation of Health Care in Jails

  • Harvard International Law Journal – Submissions Team – Apply by Feb. 11

    February 2, 2022

    Harvard International Law Journal Submissions Team is recruiting Executive Submissions Editors, Submissions Editors, and Submissions Readers. The Submissions Team is responsible for reading and evaluating articles on international law submitted to the Journal. Apply by February 11, 2022.

  • Harvard University Peer Coaching Initiative

    February 2, 2022

    The Harvard University Peer Coaching Initiative (HUPCI) is an opportunity for Harvard Students to (1) learn and practice core interpersonal skills, (2) build a high-trust relationship with an effective thought partner, and (3) stay more centered and intentional during their time at Harvard. Apply today!

  • Research Assistants for Criminal Law Projects

    January 31, 2022

    Professor Natapoff is looking for one or two research assistants to help with several different criminal law-related projects, mainly an article on the legal relationship between the police and prosecutorial function. Preference for students who have taken criminal procedure and/or have a demonstrated interest in criminal law.

  • RAs for Research Projects on Modern and Medieval Criminal Law

    January 31, 2022

    Research assistants needed for projects related to modern American criminal procedure and (separately) medieval English felony law.

  • Optional Reading Group in Japanese Law

    January 31, 2022

    Offer to start an informal, no-credit reading group for reading law in Japanese.

  • RA to advise on causation in tort law in civil law countries

    January 31, 2022

    RA to advise on causation in tort law in civil law countries

  • Patrícia Perrone Campos Mello is looking for a research assistant with an interest in democratic recession

    January 31, 2022

    Professor Patrícia Perrone Campos Mello is interested in hiring a research assistant for work over the next months. The research will mostly focus on democratic recession and comparative constitutional law. She is working on a book concerning democratic recession and resilience strategies (with special attention to Brazil). The work can be part-time and at a distance. Please submit a resume and 2-3 sentences on what interests you about the project to pcamposmello@hks.harvard.edu.

  • Housing Justice for Survivors Project Seeks Research Assistant

    January 31, 2022

    Julia Devanthéry, who co-teaches the Housing Clinic at the Legal Services Center and directs the Housing Justice for Survivors Project, seeks a research assistant on topics at the intersection of gender-based violence, housing instability, and the criminal legal system.

  • Research Assistant for Climate Change Regulation

    January 28, 2022

    Research Assistant for Climate Change Regulation: to investigate a series of specific questions relevant to climate change mitigation policies and cases in the United States and to develop climate change resilience case studies.

  • APPLY NOW: Institute for Rebooting Social Media Student Discussion Group

    January 28, 2022

    The Berkman Klein Center's Institute for Rebooting Social Media is currently recruiting Harvard graduate students for a spring discussion group. This interdisciplinary, student-led group will explore some of social media’s most pressing topics and questions in relation to policy, technology, and sociology. For more details and to apply please visit https://brk.mn/discussionapp. Application deadline: January 30th, 5pm.

  • Opportunity: Research Assistant for the Leadership Team of the Berkman Klein Center

    January 28, 2022

    The new Executive Director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Sue Hendrickson, and the Managing Director, Elisabeth Sylvan, are looking to hire entrepreneurial research assistants for the spring semester to support their leadership of the Center and the Center’s engagement on a broad range of initiatives relating to the rapidly evolving relationship between the Internet, technology and society.

  • Professor Jack Goldsmith looking for RA’s – Federal Courts Issues

    January 25, 2022

    Professor Goldsmith is interested in hiring a research assistant for work over the summer. The research will mostly concern federal courts issues. The work can be part time and at a distance. If you are interested send a resume and transcript to dqashat@law.harvard.edu.

  • LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic Director Alexander Chen Hiring Research Assistants

    January 25, 2022

    LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic Director Alexander Chen is looking for research assistants to work on current projects relating to gender and sexuality law, constitutional law, civil rights law, and family law. Please send to Caroline Fitzgerald (cfitzgerald@law.harvard.edu) the following information: (1) a letter indicating your area(s) of interest, relevant background, and amount of time available, (2) a resume, and (3) a law school transcript.

  • Daniel Francis is looking for a research assistant with an interest in antitrust

    January 25, 2022

    Daniel Francis is looking for a research assistant with an interest in antitrust to work on a variety of projects in Spring 2022. Previous or concurrent antitrust experience, in the form of a class or other substantive exposure, would be preferred, but wild enthusiasm about antitrust is even more important. Interested applicants should send a resume / CV and transcript, along with a short cover email explaining the applicant’s interest, to Daniel Francis at dfrancis@law.harvard.edu.

  • Prof. Kennedy looking for legal history research/editorial assistant

    January 25, 2022

    I am deep into a book that addresses the question: How did protests against perceived racial injustices in the mid twentieth century change American law? This book, in other words, will be a legal history of the Second Reconstruction. I am looking for research and editorial assistance.

  • Climenko Fellow Michael Francus seeks an RA: bankruptcy, public finance, health law, or state and local government

    January 25, 2022

    Climenko Fellow Michael Francus seeks an RA with an interest in bankruptcy, public finance, health law, or state and local government. Michael’s current project explores public hospital bankruptcies. The RA’s work will largely focus on data in these bankruptcies and what they tell us about the reasons that public hospitals file, what they do in bankruptcy, and whether bankruptcy ultimately helps them as it does private businesses. The RA will also have the opportunity to read and give feedback as the article draft develops.

  • Legal Tech Fictional Writing Competition

    January 25, 2022

    The second annual law student Legal Tech Fictional Writing competition is now open. Submit a short entertaining story on the intersection of law and technology for your chance to win $1500 in prize money. Deadline is March 1st. To learn more go to https://www.atjtechfellows.org/ltfwc