Location: Washington, DC or remote
Status: Full-time, Exempt
The Staff Writer will write about major Supreme Court decisions and other high-profile courts-related stories for Balls & Strikes, a site for progressive, critical commentary on courts and the legal system. The person in this role will focus on the ongoing threats to democracy and justice posed by the current state of the federal courts and the hyper-politicization of the judicial confirmation process.
Note: The applications of people who previously applied to the Supreme Court Writing Fellowship role at Demand Justice will be automatically shared with the hiring manager for this position. If you applied for that position, you do not need to submit an additional application here.
The full-time salary range for this position is $60,000-$70,000, depending on experience, with a generous benefits package.
Email your resume, cover letter, and clips of your writing to email@example.com with “Writer” in the subject line.
Demand Justice is dedicated to building a team of diverse individuals and committed to providing a workplace of mutual respect and inclusion. Demand Justice’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.
The person in this role will need to be:
Substantial knowledge of the law is necessary for this position. A J.D. is not required, but demonstrated experience writing about legal issues and familiarity with the judicial nominations process are major plus factors. Balls & Strikes is a project of Demand Justice Initiative. The person in this role will report to the Editor-in-Chief of Balls & Strikes.
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