Rose, AZ

Posted on Oct 11, 2017

Rose discusses the inspiring people behind "No Noose: Musicians United Against the Death Penalty", a CD produced to fundraise for capital defence work

Alice, MD

Posted on Sep 6, 2017

Alice's month in Maryland whets her appetite for a future three-month internship.

Shannan, MO

Posted on Aug 22, 2017

Shannan reflects on her experience in Missouri so far: "This was my first evidence of how things are different in this city."

Abbey, UK

Posted on Aug 14, 2017

"I loved my experience so much and was so affected by the shocking experiences and facts surrounding the death penalty that I am about to set off to the US as an Amicus intern in Texas."

Francesca, MO

Posted on Aug 10, 2017

After detailing her top tips for Missouri, Francesca has left us salivating with her description of Gooey Butter Cake...

Bill, TX

Posted on Aug 10, 2017

Prospective Texas stallion Bill says "not only has the internship helped me in terms of character progression but also given me solid experience for a career at the Bar."


Posted on Aug 9, 2017

Former intern Maeve reflects on her internship in Georgia in 2013-14.

"You will be challenged and it's definitely not an easy way to get work experience. But no one I have ever met has ever regretted going for it."

Lucie, LA

Posted on Aug 9, 2017

Lucie is feeling galvanised after her time in New Orleans.

Alex, GA

Posted on Aug 9, 2017

"Then about halfway through, like clockwork, the attorney I am with will sit back in their chair and say something like: 'So how do you think the Falcons will do this season?'"

Vithyah, UK

Posted on Aug 9, 2017

"It was an experience that has shown me that human rights is never black and white, and no fundamental issue is ever too far away to make a difference."

Julie, PA

Posted on Aug 7, 2017

Half-way into her year-long internship, Julie reflects on her time in Pennsylvania so far, including the changing political landscape. "Before 8th November it was amusing; now that policies are actually being put in place by the Executive, it feels like a tragedy."

Rose, AZ

Posted on Jun 29, 2017

Month three of Rose's internship brings hot weather, hikes and heated debate in the Arizona Supreme Court.

Shareei, LA

Posted on Jun 26, 2017

Reflecting on her time in New Orleans, Shareei says that an Amicus internship is "an opportunity you will definitely not forget."

Christine, MD

Posted on Jun 26, 2017

"Assuming my parents won’t get to read this blog while I am away..." Christine waxes lyrical about her Baltimore experience.

Sam, MD

Posted on Jun 9, 2017

Sam says that "[a]s an Amicus intern, you will examine cases in a new light, in order to build up a more nuanced factual picture, and this will challenge you to become a more compassionate person, and hopefully a better lawyer in consequence."

Rose, AZ

Posted on May 30, 2017

Rose talks about a fundraising fiesta in the second month of her internship.

Olivia, MO

Posted on May 21, 2017

Olivia reflects on all aspects of her time in Missouri this summer.

Rose, AZ

Posted on Apr 29, 2017

Rose reflects on her first month of her internship - "I’m definitely thrilled to have been placed in Arizona".

Victoria, TX

Posted on Apr 5, 2017

"During my time as an intern over the past seven months, I have witnessed how a poor person accused of a crime has no lobby."

Klara, UK

Posted on Feb 22, 2017

"They were no longer a generic group of prisoners facing injustice, but individual people – each with their own hobbies (e.g. stamp collecting), passions (e.g. sunbathing) and talents."