March 23, 2023, 6:00pm PT
Who Owns the U.S. Constitution?
Moderated by Anna Maria Tremonti
Linda Greenhouse is a senior research scholar in law at Yale Law School, where she has taught since 2009. For the previous thirty years, she was the Supreme Court correspondent for The New York Times and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1998 for her coverage of the Court.
She is a graduate of Radcliffe College (Harvard) and earned a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale Law School. In her extracurricular life, she has served on a number of nonprofit boards, including the Harvard Board of Overseers and the National Senate of Phi Beta Kappa. She is currently president of the American Philosophical Society, the country’s oldest learned society, founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743. She is the author of six books, including Becoming Justice Blackmun, a biography of the Supreme Court Justice; The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction; and a memoir, Just a Journalist. Justice on the Brink: The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rise of Amy Coney Barrett, and Twelve Months that Transformed the Supreme Court was published by Random House in November 2021.
She and her husband, Eugene Fidell, live in New Haven and Stockbridge. Their daughter, Hannah Fidell, is a film director and writer in Los Angeles.
Greenhouse’s talk will be moderated by Anna Maria Tremonti—a long-time journalist who has traveled Canada and the world covering societal change, political upheaval, and armed conflict. She was the founding host of CBC Radio’s flagship current affairs program The Current for 17 years.
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