Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic Application Deadline: October 23

The Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic’s application deadline is Saturday, October 23, 2021.

Students interested in this clinic should submit a resume, an unedited writing sample, and a statement of interest (less than 300 words) that includes: (i) the student’s reason for applying to the clinic, including particular criminal justice issues the student is interested in, and (ii) any prior exposure to appellate and/or criminal justice issues. Applications should be submitted to by October 23, 2021.

The Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic is offered in the Winter-Spring semester. Students will participate in an externship with the Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center (“MJC”) in Washington, D.C., working on appeals before federal circuit courts and/or the U.S. Supreme Court that raise important issues related to civil rights and the criminal justice system. The clinic will be in person during the winter term and remote from Cambridge during the spring term.

Watch a Clinic Q&A with the clinic’s directors, Amir Ali and Devi Rao.