Clare Cushman

As Director of Publications at the Supreme Court Historical Society, Clare Cushman oversees a publishing program designed to educate the public about the history of the Supreme Court. She has edited reference books, published memoirs, written narrative histories, produced documentaries, and blogged for Scotusblog. She also edits the Journal of Supreme Court History, to which she regularly contributes articles about the institutional history of the Court, and blogs at Courtwatcher.

Table for 9: Supreme Court Food Traditions and Recipes author (Article3Books, 2017)

Courtwatchers: Eyewitness Anecdotes in Supreme Court History author (Rowman & Littlefield, 2011)

Some Memories of a Long Life 1854-1911 by Malvina Shanklin Harlan (project manager, 2000, PenguinRandom House)

Black, White & Brown: The Landmark School Desegregation in Retrospect (editor, 2001, CQ Press)

Milestones to Equality: Supreme Court Decisions and Women’s Rights (editor and principal writer, 2010, CQ Press)

Chef Supreme: Recipes by Martin Ginsburg (editor, 2011)

The Supreme Court Justices: Illustrated Biographies 1789-2012 (editor and principal writer, 2012, CQ Press)

Of Courtiers & Kings: More Stories by Law Clerks and Their Justices (editor and contributing writer, 2015, University of Virginia Press).

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Court-packing Controversy (producer, 9-minute documentary at

Five Justices and The Grand Commission, Deciding the 1876 Presidential Election. (producer, 12-minute documentary at