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U. S. Sentencing Commission

Legal Intern - Summer 2020

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Job Location

Washington, DC, United States

Job Description

This is a full-time summer position. Temporary appointment not-to-exceed 09/30/2020 with possibility of extension into the fall semester.

The United States Sentencing Commission is an independent federal agency in the Judicial Branch of government consisting of seven members appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate and two non-voting ex-officio members. The agency staff consists of approximately 100 employees. The Commission develops and revises guidelines for federal district court judges to consider in sentencing offenders convicted of federal crimes. The Commission monitors and evaluates the use of the guidelines, conducts research and education programs on guideline application and sentencing matters generally, produces sentencing-related reports, and recommends improvements in federal sentencing practices and policies. The Commission is conveniently located next to Union Station on Capitol Hill, and is easily accessible by public transportation, including the Metro, and the MARC and VRE commuter trains. In addition to the federal benefits package, the Commission's location in the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building offers various amenities such as an on-site fitness center, health unit, credit union, day care center, and cafeteria.

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Posted Date: 2/25/2020

Job Requirements

MANDATORY QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have completed at least two semesters of study at an accredited law school. Applicants must be currently enrolled in law school, must be in good academic standing. Applicants must possess excellent research, writing and cite checking skills.
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February 25, 2020
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