Jeffrey Toobin

Jeffrey Toobin has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1993 and the senior legal analyst for CNN since 2002.

His two most recent books are about the Supreme Court: “The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court” and “The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court.”

For The New Yorker, he has written profiles of Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas and Chief Justice John G. Roberts, as well as articles on nearly every major legal controversy and trial of the past two decades.

Before joining the magazine, he served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, N.Y., and an associate counsel in the Office of Independent Counsel Lawrence E. Walsh, which formed the basis for his first book, “Opening Arguments.” His other books include “Too Close to Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election” and “A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President.”