Adam Liptak

Adam Liptak, current Supreme Court correspondent for The New York Times, first joined the paper as a copyboy after graduating from Yale, gaining expertise in fetching coffee and running errands.

He returned to Yale for a law degree and went on to practice law for 14 years, specializing in First Amendment issues, first at a Wall Street law firm and then in the legal department of The Times. Liptak rejoined the paper’s news staff in 2002 as its national legal correspondent. In 2007, he launched Sidebar, a column on legal affairs, and 2008, he became the paper’s Supreme Court correspondent.

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