Each of the 94 U.S. Attorney's Offices has a LECC comprised of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. In districts that contain Indian Country, like Idaho, tribal police departments are also part of the LECC. The goal of the LECC is to improve cooperation and coordination among the various groups, thereby enhancing the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the criminal justice system.
The Victim-Witness Assistance Program assists victims of federal crime during the prosecution process, provides information and referrals, helps assure victims' rights, and notifies them of public court proceedings.
That is just what the Department’s Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) has to offer. The SLIP is the Department’s competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships. Law students who participate in the SLIP benefit from an exceptional legal experience and invaluable exposure to the Department of Justice. Interns represent diverse backgrounds and interests, and come from a wide range of law schools throughout the country.
Eligibility for the Summer Law Intern Program
Law students who have completed at least one full semester of legal study by the application deadline are eligible to apply. Most successful applicants intern the summer between their second and third year of law school; however, graduating law students who will enter a judicial clerkship or a full-time graduate law program may intern following graduation. Part-time law students are also eligible to apply. All applicants should review eligibility rules.