Joan Biskupic Biography
Born in the USA, Joan Biskupic is an American journalist, author, and lawyer who has covered the United States Supreme Court since 1989.
Biskupic is a full-time Supreme Court analyst at CNN who previously was Editor in Charge, Legal Affairs for Reuters from 2012 to 2016.
Biskupic was also a visiting professor at the University of California, Irvine’s School of Law for the 2016–17 academic year.
She got her B.A. degree in Journalism from Marquette University, an M.A. degree in English from the University of Oklahoma, and a J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center.
Joan Biskupic Age
Biskupic was born between 1955 and 1956. She is 64–65 years old as of 2021.
Joan Biskupic Parents and Siblings
Biskupic was born to a Catholic family of Croatian and Irish descent and she has eight siblings. Her brother Steven M. Biskupic is a former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He is now in private practice. Another of her brother Vince Biskupic is a judge on the Outagamie Circuit Court.
Joan Biskupic Husband
Biskupic is married. However, she is a very private persona when it comes to her personal life. As a result, there is no information available on her husband and their marriage.
Joan Biskupic Daughter
Biskupic and her husband have one child together; a daughter. However, there is no more information about their daughter as she seems to live a life away from the limelight
Joan Biskupic Supreme Court
Biskupic is a full-time Supreme Court analyst for CNN. She has covered the United States Supreme Court since 1989.
Between 1989-1992, Joan was a legal affairs writer for Congressional Quarterly where she focused on the Senate and House Judiciary Committees. She received the 1991 Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting on Congress for her coverage of the Clarence Thomas hearings.
From 1992 to 2000, Biskupic was the Supreme Court reporter for the Washington Post. While at The Washington Post, she wrote over one thousand stories including major series like; Sentencing by the Numbers and Secrets of the Marshall Papers.
Between 2000-2012, Biskupic worked as a Legal Affairs Correspondent for USA Today. Here she focused on the Court and consequences of rulings in American life. Also in between this time she was working on her book projects.
From February 2012 to 2016, Joan worked at Reuters News, Washington Bureau as Editor-in-Charge, Legal Affairs. Joan’s “Echo Chamber” project which focused on Supreme Court lawyers was a 2015 finalist for Pulitzer Prize in the explanatory journalism category.
Joan Biskupic Books
- The Supreme Court Yearbook (1991)
- Congressional Quarterly’s Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court (1997)
- Sandra Day O’Connor (2006)
- Breaking In (2014)
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