Thursday, September 22, 2003 10:00am
"The Last Days of the Rehnquist Court Rewards of Patience and Power"
Location: Ares Auditorium Room 146. This event was streamed live on the internet.
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Linda Greenhouse (born 1947-01-09 in New York City) is a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter who has covered the United States Supreme Court for three decades for the The New York Times.
Greenhouse received her BA degree in government from Radcliffe College in 1968 and a Master of Studies in Law from Yale Law School in 1978.
She covered the Supreme Court from 1978 to 2008, with the exception of two years during the mid-1980s during which she covered the Congress. Since 1981, she has authored over 2,800 articles for the New York Times.She has been a regular guest on the PBS program Washington Week. In 2008, Greenhouse accepted an offer from the New York Times for an early retirement.Greenhouse's retirement is scheduled for the end of the Supreme Court session in the summer of 2008. Seven of the nine sitting Justices attended a goodbye party for Greenhouse on June 12, 2008 Greenhouse will be joining the Faculty of Yale Law School in the fall.
Greenhouse was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism (Beat Reporting) in 1998 "for her consistently illuminating coverage of the United States Supreme Court." In 2004, she received the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism and the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism. She was a Radcliffe Institute Medal winner in 2006.