Project 39A is related to Article 39A of the Constitution of India which deals with the provisions of equal justice and free legal aid. National Law University, Delhi, using empirical research to re-examine practices and policies in the criminal justice system, aims to trigger new conversations on legal aid, torture, forensics, mental health in prisons, and the death penalty by this project.
PROGRAMME AND ROLE
- Project 39A is seeking to engage a long-term intern on a part-time basis for remote work on issues related to legal aid in the criminal justice system for its Fair Trial Fellowship Programme (“Programme”). The period of internship will be for 6 months and any extension will be subject to the needs of the Programme.
- The intern will assist with archival, doctrinal, comparative, and quantitative research focused on Project 39A’s work on legal aid. The intern will assist in writing research reports and journal articles dealing with contemporary issues in legal aid and criminal law in India. The intern will also have the opportunity to develop innovative strategies with the communications team for the dissemination and outreach of our work.
II-Vth year students of a 5-year LLB programme or II-IIIrd year students of a 3-year LLB programme.
The intern will be paid a stipend as per the standard of Project 39A. (Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a virtual interview and Project 39A reserves the right to conduct further rounds of assessment.)
31st January 2023
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