Supreme Court Correspondent
The New York Times
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Linda Greenhouse began covering the Supreme Court for The New York Times in 1978. With the exception of two years during the mid-1980's, during which she covered Congress, she has been the paper's Supreme Court correspondent ever since. Previously, she covered local and state government and politics for the Times in New York, and was chief of the newspaper's legislative bureau in Albany. She has appeared as a Washington Week panelist since 1980.
She is a graduate of Radcliffe College, where she currently serves on the
advisory committee to the Schlesinger Library on the History of American
Women. She earned a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale Law School,
and has several honorary degrees.
For her coverage of the Court, she was
awarded a Pulitzer Prize in Journalism (beat reporting) in 1998. In 2004, she received the Goldsmith Career
Award for Excellence in Journalism from the Kennedy School of Government at
Harvard and the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University
She lives in Bethesda, MD, with her husband, Eugene Fidell.
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