Jeffrey Toobin is an American lawyer, blogger and author who works as a legal analyst for CNN (since 2002). Before joining CNN, he worked for six years as the legal analyst for ABC News. From 1993 to 2020, he also worked as the staff writer for The New Yorker. In his career, he has written articles on and provided legal analysis for several significant cases including the O. J. Simpson murder case, the Kenneth Starr investigation of the Clinton White House and the trials of Michael Jackson and George Zimmerman. As an author, he has written a number of books including The Real Story of the Sex Scandal that Nearly Brought Down a President, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court and The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court. His book, The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson, inspired a television series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story. The series went on to bag nine Emmy awards. Early in his career Toobin wrote for The New Republic, clerked for a federal judge, served as an associate counsel and worked as an assistant attorney in Brooklyn. In 2020, he was fired from The New Yorker after he exposed himself during a zoom video call.