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Joan Biskupic

Joan Biskupic

CNN
CNN Legal Analyst and Supreme Court biographer
Washington, DC, USA


Joan Biskupic, a full-time 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 in 2017, Biskupic 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.

A graduate of Georgetown University law school, Biskupic was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in explanatory journalism in 2015.

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