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Legal Officer

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Fair Trials
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Washington, DC

Fair Trials


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Published 28 days ago

October 25, 2020
$55,000 - $65,000(negotiable for more experienced candidates)

Fair Trials is the global criminal watchdog which exists to build respect for the human right to a fair trial in criminal cases. For the past decade, Fair Trials has become a leading contributor to exciting developments in the field of criminal justice across Europe and globally, with innovative and effective campaigns to: protect procedural rights of suspects and defendants and tackle global challenges to human rights protection in criminal cases.


We are now bringing our expertise and the perspectives of our global network of criminal defense lawyers, academics and non-profits to inform the criminal justice reform movement in the USA and Latin America from a new hub in Washington DC. The Legal & Policy Officer will be the third member of staff in Washington, joining the Legal Director, and a Legal and Policy Officer focusing on Latin America. This role will lead our work on US criminal legal system reform and will work closely with colleagues in London and Brussels and with our wider global networks of fair trial defenders.


Join us and be part of the exciting expansion of Fair Trials’ impact into a new region.


For full details of the posts, please see the candidate briefing and job description.

Fair Trials is the global criminal watchdog which exists to build respect for the human right to a fair trial in criminal cases. For the past decade, Fair Trials has become a leading contributor to exciting developments in the field of…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

$5,000 contribution to Health Insurance Premiums under a Qualified Small Employer HRA


25 days annual leave plus working days between Christmas and New Year if FTA closes.

$5,000 contribution to Health Insurance Premiums under a Qualified Small Employer HRA


25 days annual leave plus working days between Christmas and New Year if FTA closes.

Location

Washington, DC

How to Apply

For full details of the post and application requirements, please see the candidate briefing and job description available on our website at https://www.fairtrials.org/get-involved?opportunities-to-work-with-us.

To apply for this role, please send a CV and cover letter Identifying how you meet the job description by 12pm on 25 October 2020. Please indicate in the email subject which post you are applying for and where you saw this ad.

For full details of the post and application requirements, please see the candidate briefing and job description available on our website at https://www.fairtrials.org…

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