The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the United States Constitution and laws of Nebraska guarantee everyone in the Cornhusker state. ACLU of Nebraska is the state affiliate of the ACLU.

The ACLU of Nebraska’s priority work areas currently include:

  • Criminal justice and prison reform
  • LGBT rights
  • Women’s rights and reproductive health
  • Police practices and mass surveillance
  • First Amendment rights
  • Racial justice
  • Immigrants’ rights
  • Voting rights

Clerks will be hired as temporary employees and will assist our team in a variety of ways. Work will include client counseling and screening of requests for legal assistance, legal writing and research in support of our litigation program, policy research in support of our legislative advocacy, and involvement in capital post-conviction proceedings. This is a paid part time position at $17/hour (20 hours/week).

If you are interested in working with the ACLU, send a cover letter and resume to our Legal Director, Adam J. Sipple, at

Application review for Spring 2020 will begin in Nov. 2020.