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Linda Greenhouse

About The Author

Linda Greenhouse is a senior research scholar at Yale Law School where, following a long career at the New York Times, she has taught since 2009. She was the newspaper’s Supreme Court correspondent for nearly 30 years, winning a Pulitzer Prize and other major journalism awards for her coverage of the Court. In her extracurricular life, she has served since 2017 as president of the American Philosophical Society, the country’s oldest learned society, and she currently serves on the Council of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among her publications are Becoming Justice Blackmun, a biography of the Justice; Before Roe v. Wade: Voices That Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court’s Ruling (with Reva B. Siegel); The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short IntroductionThe Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right (with Michael Graetz), Just a Journalist, a memoir; and most recently, Justice on the Brink: The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rise of Amy Coney Barrett, and Twelve Months that Transformed the Supreme Court. She is a graduate of Radcliffe College (Harvard) and earned a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale Law School, which in 2007 awarded her the Yale Law School Alumni Association Award of Merit. She currently resides with her husband in Connecticut.

Books by Linda Greenhouse