|Name Joan Biskupic||Role Journalist|
|Education Marquette University, Benet Academy, Georgetown University Law Center, Georgetown University|
Nominations Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting
Books Breaking In: The Rise of S, Guide to the US Supreme, Sandra Day O'Connor, American Original: The Life a, Supreme Court Yearbook
Similar People Steven M Biskupic, Sonia Sotomayor, Adam Liptak, Anthony Kennedy
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Joan Biskupic (born c. 1956) is an American journalist, author, and lawyer who has covered the United States Supreme Court since 1989. She has been Editor in Charge, Legal Affairs for Reuters since February 2012. For the 2016-17 academic year, she is a visiting professor at the University of California, Irvine's School of Law. She is also a legal analyst for CNN. From 2000-12 she was the Legal Affairs Correspondent for USA Today.
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From 1992 to 2000, she was the Supreme Court reporter for The Washington Post, and from 1989 to 1992 she was a legal affairs writer for Congressional Quarterly. Her work was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting in 2015. She was awarded the 1991 Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting on Congress for her coverage of the Clarence Thomas hearings for Congressional Quarterly. Prior to that, she covered government and politics for the Milwaukee Journal and the Tulsa Tribune.
Biskupic has written a number of books on the Supreme Court, including biographies of Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Antonin Scalia, and Sonia Sotomayor. She was awarded three residential fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in 2003, 2004 and 2008, for work on these biographies. She is also a commentator who appears regularly on television and radio programs. She is a regular panelist on Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and has appeared on Diane Rehm Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Nightline and Face the Nation.
Cnn s joan biskupic praises gorsuch s sterling credentials
Biskupic is one of nine siblings born to a Roman Catholic family of Croatian and Irish descent. She received her high school diploma from Benet Academy, a B.A. degree in Journalism from Marquette University, an M.A. degree in English from the University of Oklahoma, and a J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center. One of her brothers, Steven M. Biskupic (born 1961), is a former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, now in private practice. Another brother, Vince Biskupic, is a judge on the Outagamie Circuit Court.
She has been a member of the District of Columbia bar since 1994. Biskupic received Honorary Doctors of Laws from Georgetown University in May 2014 and Marquette University in May 2010.