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Associate Legal Officer - National Criminal Justice Reform

Company: Open Society Foundation
Location: New York
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Job Description:

Associate Legal Officer - National Criminal Justice Reform Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits New York or Berlin The Justice Initiative, part of the Open Society Foundations, uses strategic litigation and other kinds of legal advocacy to defend and promote the rule of law, and to advance human rights. We employ litigation, advocacy, research, and technical assistance across a range of issues. We pursue accountability for international crimes, support criminal justice reforms, strengthen human rights institutions, combat discrimination and statelessness, challenge abuses related to national security and counter-terrorism, defend civic space, foster freedom of information and expression, confront corruption and promote economic justice. In this work, we collaborate with a community of dedicated and skilful human rights advocates across the globe, and form part of a dynamic and progressive justice movement that reflects the diversity of the world. In the sphere of criminal justice, the Justice Initiative conducts litigation, research and advocacy and provides direct assistance to governments to create effective criminal justice systems that respect human rights. This work focuses on custodial rights, prevention and accountability for torture, prosecutorial independence and accountability. The Associate Legal Officer for Criminal Justice will join our Criminal Justice division and work closely with colleagues to implement criminal justice reforms focused on custodial rights and accountability for torture, reporting to the Senior Managing Legal Officer for Anti-Torture, Criminal Justice. We are looking for a candidate capable of using a diverse set of tools including strategic litigation, research and documentation, community engagement, policy advocacy, and strategic communications to meaningfully address human rights in criminal justice system. The Associate Legal Officer will be part of a team of diverse and committed professionals with a common drive to think creatively about criminal justice and human rights. To be successful, you should have an advanced Law degree (or equivalent) and at least 3 years of relevant experience. Suitable candidates of minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. For further information and to apply, please visit the employment page on the Open Society Foundations' website.-- Closing date: 10 June 2019. We are strengthened by the diversity of our colleagues across the Open Society Foundations. We welcome applications from people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences, and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments so that colleagues with disabilities are able to fulfil the essential functions of the job.-- -- T Jobs.Category: Legal, Keywords: Legal Officer

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