Lincoln Caplan (AB, Harvard College; JD, Harvard University) is Visiting Lecturer in Law at the Yale Law School and one of the leading legal journalists working today. A former staff writer for The New Yorker and editorial writer for The New York Times, he is the author of five books, including “Up Against the Law: Affirmative Action and the Supreme Court” and “The Tenth Justice: The Solicitor General and the Rule of Law.”
The founder and editor of the acclaimed magazine Legal Affairs, Caplan is a Guggenheim Award winner, a former White House fellow, and the winner of the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for Distinguished Public Service, among other honors.
He writes frequently about dilemmas confronting journalism today.
This lecture is free and open to the public.