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Ann Coulter is the author of seven New York Times bestsellers including Guilty: Liberal “Victims” and Their Assault on America; How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must); Treason: Liberal Treachery From the Cold War to the War on Terrorism; Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right; and High Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Case Against Bill Clinton. Coulter is the legal correspondent for Human Events and writes a popular syndicated column for Universal Press Syndicate. She is a frequent guest on many TV shows, including Hannity and Colmes, Wolf Blitzer Reports, The O’Reilly Factor, and Good Morning America, and has been profiled in numerous publications, including Time, The New York Observer, and National Journal. She was named one of the top 100 Public Intellectuals by Federal Judge Richard Posner in 2001. She clerked for the Honorable Pasco Bowman II of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, was an attorney in the Department of Justice Honors Program for outstanding law school graduates, then served as a litigation associate in New York City. After practicing law in private practice in New York City, Coulter worked for the Senate Judiciary Committee, where she handled crime and immigration issues for Senator Spencer Abraham of Michigan. From there, she became a litigator with the Center for Individual Rights in Washington, DC, a public interest law firm dedicated to the defense of individual rights with particular emphasis on freedom of speech, civil rights, and the free exercise of religion. In 2003, the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute presented Coulter with its annual Woman of the Year Award. A Connecticut native, Coulter graduated with honors from the Cornell University School of Arts and Sciences and received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was an editor of The Michigan Law Review.

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