About Joan Biskupic
Biography

Author and veteran Washington journalist Joan Biskupic has covered the Supreme Court for twenty years and has written several books on the judiciary, including a new biography, American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. A graduate of Georgetown law school, Joan specializes in presenting the Supreme Court through the lens of judicial biography. She is a frequent speaker on law school campuses and before civic and government groups. Harvard University Law Professor Laurence Tribe deemed her new Scalia biography a must-read “for anyone who wants to understand the most influential and interesting voice of the most powerful movement in contemporary American law.”