Monday, March 25, 2013
Anthony Lewis, the noted New York TImes journalist, has died. Mr. Lewis won two Pulitzer Prizes for his work reporting on the work of the Supreme Court. He published a number of books including the influential Gideon's Trumpet, which explained the important case Gideon v. Wainwright, and which was made into a film which starred Henry Fonda. More here from Adam Liptak's obit from the Times, which explains Mr. Lewis's influence on readers and journalists, and Mr. Lewis's own assessment of judicial opinons and evolution of the law. Additional coverage here from Boston.com, and here from NPR.org.