Details of the Organization
Supreme Court Observer is a legal journalism platform that reports, analyses and makes sense of the work of the Supreme Court. SCO aims to build a non-partisan database of the Supreme Court’s contribution to our everyday lives, through daily reporting on selected cases. SCO emphasises simplicity and clarity.
Details of the Job/Internship
Supreme Court Observer (SCO) reports on and makes sense of the Supreme Court of India. SCO tracks selected cases: access and share court submissions; produce daily reports of court proceedings; and analyse decisions in plain language.
SCO seeks to enable common citizens to develop an understanding of the role of the Court in Indian public life through contemporaneous reporting and by exploring a living archive of the Court’s work.
Role and Responsibilities
The Associate Editor (AE) will, together with the SCO team, identify and track cases which have the potential to significantly impact the development of law or otherwise impact the general public. The AE will write and edit reports on cases, case background pages, petition summaries, and plain English versions of judgments and orders.
The AE will regularly produce content for the Analysis section including sharp, concise and accessible analytical pieces, quantitative analysis of court data posts and podcasts on important judgments. The AE will additionally write material for other sections of the website such as Supreme Court judge profiles and plain language guides to Court procedure.
The AE will develop and implement a communications strategy with the rest of the team to direct SCO’s social and digital media presence. They will also assist with other outreach strategies such as organising workshops, seminars, conferences and other events.
The role is based out of SCO’s office in Bangalore.
The ideal candidate is an individual who is passionate about the Supreme Court’s work and its impact on India’s constitutional democracy and committed to communicating this to the public at large.
- Journalistic and literary flair.
- Excellent research and writing skills.
- Ability to deconstruct complex legal materials and developments and communicate them to the wider public through accessible and attractive prose.
Type of Opportunity
D4, Dona Cynthia Apartments, 35, Primrose Road, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru – 560025, India
Application and Registration Details
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