Lincoln Caplan Wiki
Lincoln Caplan is an American author, scholar, and journalist. He is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.
Lincoln Caplan Biography
Lincoln Caplan attended Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, where he graduated cum laude in 1968. He then attended Harvard College, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1972, after which he attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge for one year. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 1976.
Lincoln Caplan Journalist
Lincoln Caplan began his career in journalism as an intern in The New Republic after his first year of law school. His first piece covered the oral argument in United States v. Nixon. He began writing for The New Yorker in 1978 and worked on the newspaper for several decades as a member of the editorial board.
From 1998 to 2006 he worked on the faculty of Yale Law School, where he found and headed the Legal Affairs magazine in 2002. From July 2006 to July 2010, he served as a managing partner of Seachange Capital Partners. He has worked as a clerk for the chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group, and a White House Fellow.
He was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship in 1989 for the study of general nonfiction. He has also taught at the University of Virginia School of Law. He has authored six books on legal topics. His book, The Insanity Defense and the Trial of John W. Hinckley, Jr., was awarded a Silver Gavel Award by the American Bar Association.
Lincoln Caplan Yale Law School
Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School. He is the author of The Tenth Justice: The Solicitor General and the Rule of Law, Skadden: Power, Money and the Rise of an Empire, Up Against the Law: Affirmative Action and the Supreme Court, and other books about the law.
He is a regular contributor to The American Scholar, and a member of the editorial board, and to Harvard Magazine. He wrote about the Supreme Court as a member of the editorial board of The New York Times, was the editor and president of Legal Affairs magazine, and was a staff writer for The New Yorker whose website he has contributed to.
He is a former Guggenheim Fellow, White House Fellow, and Fellow of Yale’s Whitney Humanities Center. His most recent book, American Justice 2016: the Political Supreme Court, about the Court’s 2015 Term, was published in October of 2016. He is the writing tutor at Yale’s Davenport College.
Lincoln Caplan Age
Lincoln Caplan was born in 1950 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States.
Lincoln Caplan Family
Lincoln was born to Lewis E. Caplan (father) Jane S. Caplan (mother).
Lincoln Caplan Wife
Lincoln Caplan married Susan L. Carney, a judge for United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Lincoln Caplan Children
Their daughter, Molly, was born in 1988.
Lincoln Caplan Height
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Lincoln Caplan Salary
Lincoln’s Salary is estimated to be between $10k to $50k per year.
Lincoln Caplan Net worth
Lincoln Caplan earns his income from his businesses and other related organizations. He also earns his income from his work as an author, scholar, and journalist. He also earns his income from government relations. He has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million dollars.
Lincoln Caplan Books
- The tenth justice 1987
- Skadden: Power, Money, and the Rise of a Legal Empire 1993
- American Justice 2016: The Political Supreme Court 2016
- An Open Adoption 1990
- The Insanity Defense and the Trial of John W. Hinckley, Jr 1984
- Up Against the Law: Affirmative Action and the Supreme Court 1997
Lincoln Caplan Author
Lincoln Caplan is a Senior Research Scholar and an occasional Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He has written most recently for The American Prospect, The American Scholar, Harvard Magazine, and the website of The New Yorker.