Visiting Assistant Professor & Staff Attorney, Environmental Justice Clinic at Vermont Law School
The Environmental Justice Clinic at Vermont Law School is hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor and Staff Attorney to supervise and teach clinic students working on legal advocacy matters related to environmental justice and civil rights. The position will be either 6 or 12 months, with an option to extend the term. Founded in 2019, the clinic offers JD, LLM, and master’s students the chance to apply what they learn in the classroom by working on real cases that have a positive impact on our world. An applicant should have an enthusiasm for working with law students who are eager to learn practice skills.
The Environmental Justice Clinic (EJC) strives to support the environmental justice movement by representing and partnering with People of Color and low-income communities who are fighting racial and economic disparities of our waste disposal, energy, and industrial agriculture systems and demanding a say in decisions affecting their future. The clinic seeks to enforce civil rights in the environmental context while providing technical assistance and sharing resources to develop and implement a range of legal strategies. The clinic trains students to be ethical and effective advocates for clients using a community-based movement lawyering approach that adheres to the principles of environmental justice.
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