Michael Bobelian

Michael Bobelian

Michael Bobelian is an author, lawyer, and journalist who writes about the Supreme Court, human rights, white-collar crime, and legal affairs. His work has appeared on Forbes.com, the Los Angeles Times, Washington Monthly, Reuters, and Legal Affairs magazine. He has appeared on C-Span’s BookTV, NPR’s Leonard Lopate Show, NPR's Word of Mouth, NPR's Morning Edition, and Newstalk 106-108 in Ireland. Michael has received a Congressional Research Grant from the Dirksen Congressional Center and contributed to the December 2006 issue of American Lawyer magazine, which won a Neal Award for the best single issue of a magazine. He has been a Wertheim Scholar and Allen Scholar at the New York Public Library. In 2013, the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism selected Michael’s feature story, “Vartkes’s List,” as one of the school’s “100 Great Stories” in celebration of its centennial. His first book, Children of Armenia: A Forgotten Genocide and the Century-Long Struggle for Justice, is the seminal work on the aftermath of the Armenian Genocide. Michael is currently working on a book about how the politicization of the Supreme Court sparked a revolution in the judicial confirmation process. Last updated July 2017

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