Jeffrey Ross Toobin is an American lawyer, blogger, author and legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker. During the Iran–Contra affair, he served as an associate counsel in the Department of Justice, and moved from government into writing during the 1990s. Toobin has written several books, including an account of the O. J. Simpson murder case. It was adapted as a TV series, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story which aired in 2016 as the first season of FX American Crime Story, and won nine Emmy Awards.
|Born:||Jeffrey Ross Toobin, May 21, 1960, New York, New York, U.S.|
|Education:||Harvard University (BA, JD)|
|Occupation:||Legal analyst, commentator|
|Notable credit(s):||The New Yorker (1993–), CNN Senior Legal Analyst (2002–)|
|Spouse(s):||Amy Bennett McIntosh (1986–present)|
|Twitter:||Jeffrey Toobin's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Jeffrey Toobin's IMDb|
About Jeffrey Toobin
Known for such law-themed nonfiction works as Too Close to Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election and The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson, Toobin also worked as an attorney, wrote for The New Yorker, and provided legal analysis for CNN.
While attending Harvard Law School, he began writing for a liberal publication called The New Republic.
His 2007 work, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court, received the prestigious J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize.
His marriage to Harvard Business School graduate Amy Bennett McIntosh resulted in two children. He fathered a third child through an affair with Casey Greenfield.
His friend and Harvard Law School classmate, Elena Kagan, became a Supreme Court Justice in 2010.
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