Yale Law School
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Journalism, Media, and Communications
Linda Greenhouse is Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. She is a graduate of Radcliffe College and received a Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree from Yale Law School. She was a reporter for the New York Times from 1968 to 2008, serving as the newspaper's Supreme Court correspondent for nearly 30 years. Among other major journalism awards, she received a Pulitzer Prize in Journalism in the category of beat reporting in 1998. Currently, she writes a twice-monthly op ed column on the Supreme Court for the New York Times web site, for which she is a contributing writer. She is the author of four books: The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction; Becoming Justice Blackmun (a biography of Harry A. Blackmun), Before Roe v. Wade: Voices That Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court's Ruling (with Reva B. Siegel); and The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right (with Michael J. Graetz).