Writing about the Supreme Court, A discussion with Dahlia Lithwick and Linda Greenhouse

You are cordially invited to a special event featuring Dahlia Lithwick, Legal Correspondent for Slate, in conversation with Linda Greenhouse, former New York Times Supreme Court reporter and Knight Distinguished Journalist in residence at Yale Law School. The event will take place on October 26, at 6:15 pm in room 127 of Yale Law School. A reception will follow in the Alumni reading room. The event is sponsored by the Yale Information Society Project and Knight Law and Media Program and it was made possible by the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale University.

About Dahlia Lithwick

Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate.  She writes "Supreme Court Dispatches" and has covered the Microsoft trial and other legal issues for Slate.

Before joining Slate, she worked for a family law firm in Reno, Nev., and clerked for Procter Hug, chief justice of the ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1996. Her work has appeared in the New Republic, Commentary, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Elle and on CNN.com. She is a weekly legal commentator for the NPR show, Day to Day.

She is co-author of "Me v. Everybody: Absurd Contracts for an Absurd World" (Workman Publishing, 2003), a legal humor book, and "I Will Sing Life: Voices from the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp" (Little, Brown & Co., 1992), a book about seven children from Paul Newman's camp who have life-threatening illnesses.

Ms. Lithwick was awarded the Online News Association's award for online commentary in 2001. She received a B.A degree in English from Yale University in 1990 and a J.D degree from Stanford Law School in 1996.

About Linda Greenhouse

Linda Greenhouse is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, the Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

She covered the Supreme Court for The New York Times between 1978 and 2008 and currently writes a biweekly column on law. Ms. Greenhouse is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, where she serves on the council, and is one of two non-lawyer honorary members of the American Law Institute, which in 2002 awarded her its Henry J. Friendly Medal. She is a member of the Council of the American Philosophical Society, which in 2005 awarded her its Henry Allen Moe Prize for writing in the humanities and jurisprudence. She is a member of the Harvard University Board of Overseers and of the Senate of Phi Beta Kappa.  She is a 1968 graduate of Radcliffe College (Harvard), where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale Law School (1978), which she attended on a Ford Foundation fellowship.