Non Profit Legal Internships


Industry: Non-Profit/Social Services
Program City: Washington D.C.


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Company Info

The Sentencing Project is a national organization working for a fair and effective criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing law and practice, and alternatives to incarceration. The Sentencing Project was founded in 1986 to provide defense lawyers with sentencing advocacy training and to reduce the reliance on incarceration. Dedicated to changing the way Americans think about crime and punishment, the Sentencing Project has become a leader in the effort to br...

Internship Description

The Sentencing Project is primarily dedicated to the following issues: Sentencing Policy, Incarceration, Racial Disparity, Felony Disenfranchisement, Drug Policy, Women in the Justice System and Collateral Consequences. Based on the current topics at hand interns can expect to assist in one or more of these areas:  Sentencing Policy: Changes in sentencing law and policy, not increases in crime rates, explain most of the five-fold increase in the national prison populat...

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