2015  Opportunities (Spring Semester)

Oregon Innocence Project

The Oregon Justice Resource Center is offering opportunities for 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Es to help with intake at the Oregon Innocence Project during the spring semester, with the potential to continue working into the summer and following academic year:

  1. Oregon Innocence Project: Oregon Innocence Project (OIP) is a joint project of the Oregon Justice Resource Center (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based out of Lewis & Clark Law School) and Metropolitan Public Defender whose mission is to (1) exonerate the wrongfully convicted, (2) educate and train law students, and (3) promote legal reforms aimed at preventing wrongful convictions.

    OIP is the only program within Oregon whose sole mission is to actively track inmates’ claims of innocence, investigate those claims, test DNA and other scientific evidence, and litigate when appropriate. Read more about student opportunities/work : http://www.oregoninnocence.org/students/  

Students must be available to work at least 5-10 hours week.  

The OJRC will accept applications on a rolling basis

Application: Please send as a single pdf attachment your (i) resume, (ii) 1pg cover letter briefly explaining your background and interest in working with the Oregon Innocence Project, and (iii) contact information for two references to singh@ojrc.org. Please include in the subject line "OIPApplication."

Questions? Please contact Bobbin Singh, Executive Director, as Singh@ojrc.org