|Number of awards||1|
|Duration||January to June 2020|
|Application deadline||December 20, 2019 (11:59 pm EST)|
|Results announced||January 2020|
|Submission instructions||Submit all documents as a single PDF to Rosel Kim at email@example.com|
The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national, feminist, non-profit organization that works to advance the equality rights of women and girls in Canada through litigation, law reform and public legal education. For more than 30 years, LEAF’s work has influenced the evolution of constitutional equality principles in Canada and made an important difference in the daily lives of women and girls across the country. We are funding a research project to support and inform our law reform efforts and potential upcoming interventions concerning cybermisogyny.
Proposals are due by 11:59 pm EST on December 20, 2019. Further information follows.
Value and duration
The successful applicant will be awarded $15,000 to complete the research and prepare a paper. The work must be completed by June 1, 2020.
By applying for this funding opportunity, the successful applicant consents to LEAF sharing the research paper with other interested organizations and individuals.
Applicants must submit the following as a single PDF attachment:
- A letter of intent summarizing the applicant’s relevant expertise/experience in relation to the research issues (maximum two pages)
- Applicant’s CV
- A brief writing sample (5-10 pages)
Applications will be accepted by email only. In the subject line of your email application, reference “LEAF Cybermisogyny – Call for Proposals”. Applications are to be submitted to Rosel Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org , and must be submitted by 11:59 pm EST on December 20, 2019.
For more information about this opportunity, please contact:
Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
Phone: 416-595-7170 ext. 2003
Download the Call for Proposals in PDF here: LEAF Cybermisogyny Project Call for Proposals
Position Start Date: July 1, 2020
MFIA seeks candidates for this position with at least two years of relevant experience who are interested in pursuing a career in litigation or public advocacy on issues surrounding digital age free expression and transparency within government, at a non-governmental organization, or as a law school clinical professor.
The Abrams Fellow will work closely with the Clinic’s team of litigators, which currently includes Clinic Director David Schulz and three full-time Fellows. The fellowship provides the opportunity to gain hands-on experience litigating cutting edge issues, to supervise and teach law students, to work on legal scholarship, and to participate in the intellectual life of the Yale ISP. The duties of the Abrams Fellow include:
Assuming overall responsibility for selected cases on the MFIA docket and supervising Yale Law School students in the Clinic;
- Assisting the Clinic’s intake process and shaping its docket;
- Teaching several substantive and skill-based classes to students as part of the Clinic’s weekly seminar;
- Supervising summer law student interns at the Clinic and covering Clinic cases during semester breaks;
- Coordinating the Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference hosted each Spring by the Abrams Institute;
- Engaging in the scholarly activities of the ISP, which include regular academic lunches, workshops, conferences, and talks.
Fellows must live in the New Haven area during their fellowship. The fellowship starts on July 1 and lasts for one year, renewable for a second year. The salary for the Abrams Fellow will be $75,000. Fellows also receive Yale health benefits and access to university facilities, as well as a travel budget for academic and clinic conferences.
Applications should be submitted by February 1, 2020. Applications should include:
- A one to five-page statement describing the applicant’s interest in the fellowship, relevant practice experience, and career goals;
- A copy of the applicant’s resume;
- A law school transcript; and
- At least one sample of recent legal writing, preferably a brief or memorandum.
***Please indicate clearly in your application materials that you are applying for the Abrams Clinical Fellowship***
Application materials should be sent (in electronic form) to Heather Branch at email@example.com.
For further information, please feel free to contact MFIA Clinic Director David Schulz at firstname.lastname@example.org.