Lyle Denniston is the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy. Mr. Denniston has reported on the Supreme Court for over 50 years, currently covering it for SCOTUSblog, an online clearinghouse of information about the Supreme Court’s work.
Mr. Denniston has covered one-fourth of the justices ever to sit on the Supreme Court, and has reported on the entire careers of 10 justices. He has been a journalist of the law for 63 years, beginning at the Otoe County Courthouse in Nebraska City, Nebraska, in the fall of 1948. Mr. Denniston is the author of The Reporter and The Law: Techniques of Covering the Courts and contributed two chapters to 100 Americans Making Constitutional History.