Careers

CCRI Legal Fellow, Consultant

Organization: Cyber Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to combat online abuses that threaten civil rights and civil liberties. 

Timeframe:  This grant-funded consultancy will begin on or around December 15, 2020 and terminate on or around December 15, 2021.  The days and times of work will be determined by the consultant.  

Compensation:  The consultant may invoice up to $5,000 per month, or $250 per eight hour day.  

Environment:  The consultant can easily complete projects remotely at the times or days s/he prefers, using her/his technology.  

Projects 

  • Track criminal and civil bills (related to revenge porn, sextortion, and deepfakes) across all 50 states, DC, and the Inhabited US Territories. 
  • Assist with research projects, including case studies,  related to cyber sexual abuse and misinformation 
  • Develop a number of products, including: 
    • one 50-State Report Card that ranks and reviews state NCP laws;
    • one roster of criminal and civil deepfake laws 
    • one similar roster of sextortion laws 
    • one Guide for Legislators related to deep fake legislation 
    • one model federal criminal law related to deepfakes 
    • one-two amicus briefs as needed, and 
    • FAQs and infographics designed for the general public

Qualifications 

  • A JD 
  • Background in privacy, First Amendment law, technology, or related subject areas 
  • Excellent writing and communication skills 
  • High level of maturity and accountability 
  • Able to bring projects to completion with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Dedication to CCRI’s mission
  • Eligible to work in the US incident to immigration status

To Apply:  

Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration to michelle@cybercivilrights.org  by November 30, 2020. Short-listed candidates will be contacted regarding interviews and next steps.

CCRI strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive environment. Women, Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC), and other under-resourced social identity groups are strongly encouraged to apply.