Andrew Cohen is a two-time Edward R. Murrow Award-winner and legal editor and chief network legal analyst and commentator for CBS News Radio and its hundreds of television and radio affiliates around the country. He has been a contributing essayist for CBS News’ “Sunday Morning” program and is regularly featured on CBS Radio’s “The Osgood Files.” He also writes the “Open Bar” column for Vanity Fair Online, and is a correspondent for the Atlantic Online.
An attorney by training, Cohen covers news out of the United States Supreme Court, lower federal courts, the Justice Department, and the legal events and issues raised by the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, the campaign-finance and same-sex marriage court cases. Over the past 13 years, he has provided analysis of national legal events and issues including the Supreme Court nominations of John Roberts, and Samuel Alito, the I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby trial, the Florida recount challenge, the Paula Jones lawsuit, the Lewinsky investigation, the Clinton impeachment trial, the Martha Stewart trial, the Robert Blake trial, the Kobe Bryant trials, Terry Nichols’ trial in Oklahoma, the Andrea Yates' murder trial, the JonBenet Ramsey murder investigation, the Microsoft anti-trust trial, the Elian Gonzalez custody battle, the Oklahoma City bombing trials, the Unabomber case, the Eugene McKinney court-martial, the Freemen trials, and the Louise Woodward case.
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