"The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution"


Marcia Coyle presented "The American Experience Distinguished Lecture" on September 30, 2015 at the University of Pittsburgh. This lecture series is co-sponsored by the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy and the University Honors College.

Marcia is the Chief Washington Correspondent for The National Law Journal, a national weekly newspaper that covers law and litigation. A lawyer as well as a journalist, she has covered the U.S. Supreme Court for 28 years and is a regular contributor of Supreme Court analysis to PBS’ The NewsHour. She is the author of the  book, "The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution," (Simon & Schuster 2013).

She earned her undergraduate degree from Hood College, Frederick, Md.; a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., and her J.D. degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Md. Her reporting has garnered such national journalism awards as the George Polk Award for legal reporting, the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award for outstanding investigative reporting, and the American Judicature Society’s Toni House Journalism Award for a career body of work involving coverage of the nation’s courts and justice system.

Ms. Coyle's book, "The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution," was available for purchase at the event.  To purchase this book now, visit this Amazon.com link.