Center for Constitutional Rights

Center for Constitutional Rights Seeking Interns, Fellows, and more

Submitted by Jane Clayton on Fri, 01/19/2024 - 14:28

The Center for Constitutional Rights offers paid, part-time, remote and hybrid semester-long internship or externship opportunities to law students. Contact Leah Todd at to learn more.

Each term, an internship opportunity is posted at Our spring internship deadline has passed, but we will begin our fall recruitment process in late spring/early summer 2024.

Molly Smith et. al. v. Governor John Bel Edwards et. al.

Submitted by Jane Clayton on Mon, 12/04/2023 - 15:11

This brief addresses the decision by the State of Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ) to place Louisiana children in a former death row wing of Angola Prison and subject them to shocking conditions likely to cause severe, lasting harm. Moreover, this devastating deprivation of rights was not imposed equally—Black youth were far more likely to be incarcerated under these traumatic conditions.