Amy Howe Independent Contractor and Reporter

Until recently, Amy served as the editor and a reporter for SCOTUSblog, a blog devoted to coverage of the Supreme Court of the United States; she continues to serve as an independent contractor and reporter for SCOTUSblog. She also writes for her eponymous blog, Howe on the Court. Before turning to full-time blogging, she served as counsel in over two dozen merits cases at the Supreme Court and argued two cases there. From 2004 until 2011, she co-taught Supreme Court litigation at Stanford Law School; from 2005 until 2013, she co-taught a similar class at Harvard Law School. She has also served as an adjunct professor at American University’s Washington College of Law and Vanderbilt Law School. Amy is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a master’s degree in Arab Studies and a law degree from Georgetown University.

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08.25.17 Texas asks Supreme Court to intervene in redistricting battle
08.25.17 Justices add prisoner fees case to merits docket
08.14.17 The 10th Amendment, anti-commandeering and sports betting: In Plain English
08.07.17 The justices tackle partisan gerrymandering again: In Plain English (UPDATED)
07.31.17 The justices return to cellphones and the Fourth Amendment: In Plain English
07.26.17 No stay for Ohio executions
07.24.17 An introduction to the Alien Tort Statute and corporate liability: In Plain English
07.19.17 Court releases October calendar
07.19.17 Court hands each side a partial victory in dispute over scope of travel ban
07.18.17 Hawaii urges justices to deny motion for clarification on travel ban, and the government responds (UPDATED)
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