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The UCI Law Guest Speaker Series presents

Joan Biskupic
Supreme Court Journalist

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

UC Irvine School of Law, EDU 1111

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Joan Biskupic image from joanbiskupic.comJoan Biskupic has covered the Supreme Court for 25 years and has written several books on the judiciary, including Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice (2014), American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (2009), and Sandra Day O’Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice.

She currently is editor in charge for legal affairs at Reuters News. Before joining Reuters in 2012, she was the Supreme Court reporter for The Washington Post and for USA Today. She is a regular panelist on PBS’s Washington Week with Gwen Ifill. Ms. Biskupic is a graduate of Georgetown Law School. She earned her B.A. degree in Journalism from Marquette University, and her M.A. degree in English from the University of Oklahoma.