Lawrence Hurley covers the Supreme Court for Reuters. He was previously the legal reporter for Greenwire and Supreme Court reporter for the Los Angeles Daily Journal. Before making the move to Washington, he covered Maryland law and politics for the (Baltimore) Daily Record. He began his career in the United Kingdom, his native country, in 1999. He has also written for the Baltimore Sun, Guardian America, Baltimore City Paper, and California Lawyer, among others. Hurley is a contributor to the Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law (Yale University Press, 2009). He graduated with honors from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1998.
Endgame in Ecuador:
A three-part May 2011 Greenwire series reporting from Ecuador on the long-running oil pollution case against Texaco/Chevron can be read in its entirety here.
California Lawyer: October 2012, cover story on the Alien Tort Statute.
California Lawyer: February 2012, cover story on the Chevron/Ecuador case.
California Lawyer, January 2012, feature on ineffective assistance of counsel
Baltimore Sun, April 2009, op-ed on judicial nominations and the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Guardian America, October 2007 news story on George W. Bush judicial nominee.
Baltimore City Paper (archive)
KCRW (Los Angeles), Which Way LA?, June 2010, discussing the Supreme Court’s ruling in Doe v. Reed. Available here.
KQED (San Francisco), Forum, June 2009, discussing Justice Souter’s retirement. Available here.
KCRW (Los Angeles), Which Way LA?, May 2009, discussing medical marijuana and pregnancy discrimination cases. Available here.