The Center for Constitutional Rights in New York City is seeking applications from experienced lawyers for the position of Staff Attorney, International Human Rights.
CCR's human rights docket date to the landmark Alien Tort Statute case of Filártiga v. Peña-Irala (1980), and encompasses an array of cases in U.S. and other courts. As detailed here, current matters include several cases dealing with post-9/11 accountability, as well as a request that the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court investigate Vatican officials.
The Staff Attorney will: litigate existing international human rights cases in U.S. courts and international fora; develop new litigation projects in areas such as gender justice and sexual rights, the promotion and protection of economic, social and cultural rights, corporate accountability, and militarism; and help with CCR's education, advocacy, and media work.
Deadline to apply is April 11, 2012. Details on CCR, job duties, and required qualifications here.