Emily Bazelon Biography

Published On May 15, 2017
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Date of Birth: 1971 , March-4
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Emily Bazelon is a married woman and she is married to her husband Paul Sabin, professor of American studies and history at Yale. The couple is together and happy since their marriage and they are blessed with two sons Eli and Simon. They have not revealed the date of their marriage and currently, Emily lives in New Heaven, Connecticut with her husband and sons.

Emily Bazelon was caught in a controversy after she published an article in New York Times, which defended the decriminalization of minor drug users, pimps, and brothel owners. She was again caught in a controversy after one of her articles was accused of whitewashing the harm done by prostitution, for featuring white sex worker, and for completely ignoring how prostitution has harmed women.

She earns a good amount of salary from her journalism career and lives a quality life along with her husband and sons but the actual figure of her net worth is not outed by the journalist so far.

Emily Bazelon

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Born in Philadelphia, United Sates

March 4 , 1971

Emily Bazelon is a famous American journalist who was born in the early 1970sin Philadelphia, United Sates. She was born and she spent her childhood there. Currently, she is working as the staff writer for The New York Times Magazine and as a senior research fellow at Yale Law School.

controversy for her publication in New York Times article


In 2016, Emily Bazelon was in controversy because of one of her publication in New York Times article, which defended the decriminalization of johns, pimps and brothel owners used as a means to protect prostituted individuals and she also ignored the effects of prostitution in women.

Working for New York Times Magazine


Emily Bazelon is currently working with the New York Times Magazine as a writer. She has been working with the New York Times Magazine since long and previously she worked as senior editor of Slate. She has written many articles for The New York Times Magazine.

Joined San Fransico Bay Area


Emily Bazelon started her journalism career by joining San Fransico Bay Area in 1993. She used to work there as the reporter for the company and after a year later she moved to Isreal as a freelance journalist. 

Working for Yale Law School


Besides journalism, Emily Bazelon is currently working at Yale Law School as a senior research scholar in Law and Truman Capote Fellow. She has been working there since long and she has helped in Creative Writing and Law there.

Graduated from Yale Law School


Bazelon completed her primary education from Yale Colege, where she used to work as a Managing Editor of  The New Journal. After then she joined Yale Law School and graduated from there with a Juris Doctor degree in 2000.

Published her interview with Ruth Bader Ginsburg


The New YoekTimes Magazine published Emily Bazelon interview with United Sates Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in July 2009. In that interview, she discussed with the Supreme Court Justice in the case of view of Roe v. Wade in 1973.