Joan Biskupic, a CNN legal analyst, has covered the Supreme Court for twenty-five years and is the author of several books on the judiciary.
Before joining CNN as a fulltime analyst in July, she spent a year as a visiting professor at the University of California, Irvine, law school. She previously was an editor-in-charge for Legal Affairs at Reuters and, before that position, the Supreme Court correspondent for the Washington Post and for USA Today.
Her books include 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 (2005). She currently is working on a biography of Chief Justice John Roberts. She is a graduate of Georgetown University law school.