Lyle Denniston is now in his 59th year as a journalist. This also is his 49th year of covering the Supreme Court. He has covered one of every four Justices ever to sit on the Court. He is currently covering the Court for an Internet-based clearing house of information about the Supreme Court’s work – the Web log known as SCOTUSblog. He also reports on the Court for Radio Station WBUR in Boston and for "Justice Talking," an NPR program originating in Philadelphia. He is the author of “The Reporter and The Law: Techniques of Covering the Courts.” He has contributed two chapters to CQ Press’ book on individuals whose cases made history at the Supreme Court, and a chapter to a second CQ Press book, with the chapter covering the controversial New Deal-era decisions of the Court on the NRA and the AAA. He is a member of the Hall of Fame of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Getting up to speed on detainees SHOWCASE | May 15, 2007 Longtime Supreme Court reporter Lyle Denniston writes a primer on U.S. detainee policy and the legal challenges expected in the coming months.