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Jan Crawford, also known as Jan Crawford Greenburg, is a television journalist, author, and attorney. She serves as a political correspondent and chief legal correspondent for CBS News and previously for ABC News. She appears regularly on the CBS Evening News, Face the Nation, CBS This Morning, and CBS News Sunday Morning. She led CBS News's coverage of the 2012 Presidential Elections. She is a New York Times bestselling author of Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court and also a member of the New York State Bar Association.
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Who are Trump’s potential Supreme Court nominees?President Trump is set to announce his pick to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat Saturday, just over a week since the icon’s death. While he is expected to announce..
President Trump expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme CourtPresident Trump will be announcing his pick for the Supreme Court this weekend and CBS News has learned Judge Amy Coney Barrett is the expected nominee. If nominated and confirmed, Barrett will fill..
Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in state at U.S. CapitolRuth Bader Ginsburg's life was celebrated Friday at the U.S. Capitol. It was an unprecedented tribute that affirmed her place in the nation's history, as mourners bore witness to her courage, tenacity,..
Thousands line up to see Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lie in repose outside Supreme CourtJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg laid in repose Wednesday outside the Supreme Court. Thousands of people, including Chief Justice John Roberts, paid their respects. Jan Crawford has the latest.
Special Report: Supreme Court ceremony honors the late Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgChief Justice John Roberts paid tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg at a ceremony at the U.S. Supreme Court, where her casket will lie in repose following her death Friday at age 87. CBS News' Gayle King,..
Ruth Bader Ginsburg to lie in repose at Supreme Court Wednesday to begin formal farewellJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's casket will be brought to the Supreme Court Wednesday where the icon will lie in repose. Jan Crawford reports on what can be expected from the day, and what big names may..
2 women emerge as top contenders to succeed Justice GinsburgThe Supreme Court's nomination battle could come to an end soon. So far, two women are emerging as top contenders. Jan Crawford takes a look.
Justice Ginsburg to lie in state as nation mourns her lossThe Supreme Court and the country will pay tribute to late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died at the age of 87. Ginsburg will lie in repose at the court Wednesday and Thursday, after a private..
Looking back at the life and legacy of pioneering Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg championed women's rights and advocated for women in all industries. Chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford reports.
Trump eyes a female nominee to fill Ginsburg's vacant seatCBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford reports on Ginsburg's legacy and next steps in the nomination process.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at her home in Washington Friday night from complications related to pancreatic cancer. She was 87. Known as a fighter, Ginsburg dedicated much of her..
Supreme Court gets the bobblehead treatmentMembers of the highest court in the land are being immortalized by a Washington D.C. law professor in a very unusual way; they're being turned into bobbleheads. Professor Ross Davies came up with the..
Liz Cheney: "I have decided to discontinue my campaign"Liz Cheney released a statement saying she is dropping out of the Wyoming Republican Senate primary after her five-month campaign was plagued by distractions. CBS News national correspondent Jan..
Are websites liable for user comments?A federal appeals court battle could have serious consequences for the internet and determine whether websites like TripAdvisor or eBay are liable for their users' comments. Jan Crawford reports.
Dallas Cowboys stadium features museum-quality artworkThe Dallas Cowboys stadium is home to more than football - it's also a gallery. Jan Crawford reports on how the family behind "America's Team" is inspiring a whole new group of fans.
Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones' emotional discussion over footballThe Dallas Cowboys haven't made the playoffs since the 2009 season, but that doesn't discourage the team's owner and general manager, Jerry Jones. Jan Crawford talks with Jones about his hopes for the..
Supreme Court considers future of "Dreamers" in DACA caseThere are protests in major cities in support of the DACA program, which enabled immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children to remain and work in the U.S. The Supreme Court heard arguments on..
Supreme Court weighs fate of DACA programThe Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday on the DACA program, which could lead to the deportation of nearly 700,000 young immigrants known as "Dreamers." The program protects undocumented immigrants..
Remembering former Supreme Court Justice John Paul StevensFormer Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is being remembered for his towering judicial legacy. Stevens, among the longest-serving justices in court history, died yesterday after complications..
Who will Trump choose to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy?Jamelle Bouie, Seung Min Kim, Ramesh Ponnuru and Jan Crawford discuss what Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement could mean for the Supreme Court, and the latest on the border crisis.
Face The Nation - Javad Zarif, Jan Crawford, Michael LewisMissed the second half of the show? The latest on the deteriorating relationship between the United States and Iran, and the Ford - Kavanaugh trial
Will FBI investigation solve battle over Kavanaugh's confirmation?Molly Ball, Michael Gerson and Jan Crawford join John Dickerson to discuss where the country is and is going after the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing.
Proposed rule would let faith-based adoption groups deny service to LGBTQ couplesThe Trump administration is proposing a new rule that would allow faith-based adoption and foster organizations to deny their services to LGBTQ couples. It would be a rollback of a 2016 action by the..
Face The Nation: Joe Manchin, Jeremy Hunt, Jan CrawfordMissed the second half of the show? The latest on Jan Crawford's interview with Attorney General William Barr.
Why did Barr and Mueller disagree on the special counsel's conclusions?Jan Crawford, Jamal Simmons, Susan Page and Ramesh Ponnuru discuss Jan Crawford's interview with Attorney General William Barr and special counsel Robert Mueller's first public statement.
Ford and Kavanaugh: Who is believable?The truth, as told by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford or Judge Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee this past week, is being judged by 100 senators -- and all of us, reports Jan Crawford.
Washington Nationals head to the World SeriesThere were plenty of ups and downs for the Washington Nationals this season. But the team managed to make it all the way to the World Series. Jan Crawford takes a look at their historic run.
Supreme Court appears split over LGBTQ rightsToday was a historic day at the Supreme Court in regards to whether federal civil rights law should apply to the LGBTQ community. Jan Crawford reports.
Supreme Court to hear LGBTQ employment rights caseThe Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in three landmark cases for LGBTQ rights concerning workplace discrimination. The cases will determine if it is legal under existing federal law to fire an..
Supreme Court to vote on abortion and gay rights in its new termThe first Monday of October means the start of the new Supreme Court term. And there could not be more at stake in this one. Jan Crawford reports.
Supreme Court begins new term with controversial cases on docketThe Supreme Court justices plan to review cases on gay rights, DACA, abortion and health care as the 2020 election campaign heats up. CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford joins CBSN with..
Supreme Court returns to work facing controversial topicsMonday marks the first day of the Supreme Court’s new term and the justices are set to take on a series of controversial topics. Jan Crawford reports.
Federal judge rules in favor of Harvard in discrimination caseA lawsuit challenging Harvard University's applications process may be headed to the Supreme Court. A federal judge rejected claims that Harvard discriminates against Asian American applicants. Jan..
Brett Kavanaugh facing calls for impeachment amid misconduct accusationThe controversy over Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh's appointment has been reignited by a new sexual misconduct accusation against him from his time in college. It didn't take long for..
4-year-old surprised with "Bumblebees" for his birthdayWhitaker Weinburger has been battling neuroblastoma. So for his fourth birthday, his parents decided to surprise him, and decided to reach out on social media for help. Jan Crawford explains.
Planned Parenthood refuses Title X federal funding due to "gag rule"In a stand against the Trump administration's so-called "gag rule," Planned Parenthood has refused Title X federal funding. CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford reports on the decision, and reporter..
Planned Parenthood forfeits about $60M annually by leaving Title XPlanned Parenthood is giving up tens of millions of dollars in federal money over a new Trump administration rule that would restrict its clinics from making abortion referrals. Planned Parenthood..
Planned Parenthood gives up federal funding by leaving Title X programWomen who count on Planned Parenthood and other organizations for health services may have to look elsewhere. Planned Parenthood announced Monday that it will give up the federal funding it receives..
Soldier diagnosed with cancer fighting to change doctrine that shields military from malpractice suitsA Green Beret is taking his battle to sue Army doctors to Congress as he fights for his life. Active duty service members cannot sue for medical malpractice or negligence because of a 1950 Supreme..
Top Navy SEAL says "discipline problem" needs to be addressedA letter from the commander in charge of the Navy SEALs warns "we have a problem." In his letter, Rear Adm. Colin Green said an "order and discipline problem" needs to be addressed immediately. Jan..
How Democrats could try to expose tension between Mueller and Attorney General William BarrCBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett and chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford join “CBS This Morning” from Washington to discuss what to expect from the upcoming Mueller..
"The Squad" interview: Read the full transcriptIn an exclusive interview CBS News' Jan Crawford pressed the attorney general on a number of issues from obstruction to his new review of the Russia investigation
Trump tweet about census question prompts DOJ to scrambleThe Supreme Court decision appeared to effectively block the government from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. But President Trump has vowed to keep fighting. Jan Crawford has the..
Meet the Syrian migrant boy whose story became a portraitOur series “A More Perfect Union” aims to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. “Communities In Schools” is a non-profit working across the country to..
Supreme Court rules against citizenship questionThe Trump administration wanted to ask every person in the country if he or she is an American citizen as part of the 2020 census. But the Supreme Court blocked it. Jan Crawford reports.
Supreme Court rules on most high-profile casesThe Supreme Court is saving its most significant rulings for the final day of its term Thursday. One case considers the Trump administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The..
D-Day hero recounts horror of Normandy invasionThursday marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a major turning point in World War II. It helped lead to the defeat of Nazi forces in Europe. More than 150,000 American, British and Canadian troops..
AG Barr visits Alaska to highlight state's law enforcement crisisAttorney General William Barr is taking a closer look at the problems plaguing some of the rest of the country and Alaska's senators urged him to visit. What he saw there prompted him to call public..