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  • Post- Graduate Fellowship

    June 4, 2015 - July 19, 2015

    The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Inc. (“LDF”) invites rising third-year law students, judicial clerks, and other recent law school graduates to apply for LDF sponsorship for public interest fellowship projects to begin in the fall of 2016.  Sponsorship will enable the applicant to submit proposals for consideration to the Skadden Fellowship Foundation, Equal Justice Works Fellowship Program, and/or similar programs, including fellowships offered by the applicant’s law school.

  • The Summer Law Students Internships Application Process is Closed for Summer 2015

    June 1, 2015

    Thanks you for your interest in the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Summer Law Students Internships.  LDF is no longer accepting applications for  Summer 2015.  Please visit here again in the Fall for details and application instructions to the Summer 2016 session.