Job of the Day – Fellow, National Security/Managing Editor of the Lawfare Blog Governance Studies
This is a two-year fellowship for a recent law-school graduate or an early-career attorney to serve as Managing Editor of the Lawfare Blog, a web site published in cooperation with the Brookings Institution (Brookings) and devoted to “Hard National Security Choices.” The position offers a unique opportunity to help manage and contribute to the Lawfare site–a fast-growing, two-year-old web site with a high-impact readership inside government, the press, and the legal academy. It also offers the opportunity to do independent work on national security legal issues in the Governance Studies Program at Brookings.
Principal duties and responsibilities include: managing the Lawfare blog, including copy flow, editing and other management responsibilities; legal and scholarly writing for the blog; covering court hearings and blogging live; and other Brookings scholarly work.
The successful candidate should hold a J.D. or similar postgraduate law degree in national security legal policy. The candidate must have superlative writing and editing skills in conjunction with demonstrated expertise and experience in national security law. He or she will have the ability to combine the highest standards of legal scholarship with serious journalism, producing both in the context of a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment.
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