Last updated on: 11/1/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Ann Coulter, JD Biography

Title:
Legal Correspondent for Human Events
Position:
Con to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“The ACLU responded to the 9-11 terrorist attack by threatening to sue schools that hung god bless America signs.”

Treason, 2003

“The ACLU is getting a lot of credit these days for defending our precious First Amendment right to scribble sadistic child pornography.”

Universal Press Syndicate, 2001

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Legal Correspondent, Human Events
  • Named one of the top 100 Public Intellectuals by federal judge Richard Posner, 2001
  • Syndicated Columnist, Universal Press Syndicate
  • Attorney, Center For Individual Rights in Washington, DC
  • Worked on crime and immigration issues for Senator Spencer Abraham (R-MI)
  • Practiced law, private practice, New York City
  • Attorney, Department of Justice Honors Program for outstanding law school graduates
  • Clerk, Honorable Pasco Bowman II of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Education:
  • JD, University of Michigan Law School
  • Cornell University School of Arts & Sciences
Other:
  • Frequent guest on many TV shows, including Hannity and Colmes, Wolf Blitzer Reports, At Large With Geraldo Rivera, Scarborough Country, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, The O’Reilly Factor, Good Morning America
Quoted in:
  1. Is the ACLU against Christmas or Other Religious Holidays?
  2. Should the Death Penalty Be Abolished?
  3. Should Illegal Drugs Be Legalized?