National Press Foundation president Bob Meyers interviews reporter Jess Bravin about his newest book, Terror Courts.
Jess Bravin covers the Supreme Court for The Wall Street Journal, after earlier stints as United Nations correspondent and editor of the WSJ/California weekly. He is the author of “The Terror Courts” (Yale, 2013), a new account of military trials at Guantanamo Bay, and “Squeaky: The Life and Times of Lynette Alice Fromme” (St. Martin’s, 1997). He received the Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize for coverage of the International Criminal Court, the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for coverage of the legal response to 9/11, and, with a Wall Street Journal team, the National Press Foundation’s Excellence in Online Journalism Award for coverage of the Supreme Court’s 2012 healthcare case. While in law school, Mr. Bravin served on the University of California Board of Regents and the Berkeley, Calif., Police Review Commission. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall).