Job Title:SPL - Special Attorney (Uncompensated)
Department:Department Of Justice
Agency:Offices, Boards and Divisions
Job Announcement Number:13-UNCSA-SPL-005
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|$0.00 to $0.00 / Without Compensation|
|Tuesday, July 09, 2013 to Tuesday, July 30, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Temporary NTE 1 YEAR|
|3 vacancies in the following location:|
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging opportunity? Join the U.S. Department of Justice!
The Civil Rights Division (Division) is primarily responsible for enforcing federal statutes and executive orders that prohibit, among other things, unlawful discrimination in education, employment, housing, police services, public accommodations and facilities, voting, and federally funded and conducted programs. The laws that the Division enforces also prohibit conduct by law enforcement agencies, as well as conditions in public residential institutions, such as health care and correctional facilities, that violate the constitution.
This position will be located in the Special Litigation Section (SPL or Section) Civil Rights Division. SPL is responsible for the enforcement of five federal laws. First, SPL is responsible for protecting the constitutional and federal statutory rights of individuals confined in certain institutions owned or operated by state or local governments, such as prisons, jails, nursing homes, and psychiatric hospitals. Second, SPL works to ensure that individuals with disabilities are served in the most integrated community settings consistent with their needs. Third, SPL addresses patterns or practices of law enforcement misconduct and the unlawful administration of juvenile justice. Fourth, SPL brings litigation regarding obstructions, or the use of or threat of force, at reproductive healthcare facilities. And fifth, SPL is responsible for ensuring that the religious rights of institutionalized individuals are not abridged.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- You must complete a background investigation.
- Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.
- Must possess a J.D. degree.
- Must be an active member of the bar in good standing.