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Cristian Farias

New York, NY
Journalist — Freelance

Writer and lawyer. | #SCOTUS for @nymag and @MorePerfect. | Former legal affairs reporter for @HuffPost. |📱+ Signal available via DM. | No soy @Cristiano 🇨🇱.

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Analysis, reporting, and commentary on legal affairs, criminal justice, and civil-rights disputes, with a focus on decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court and other courts.

Prior to my work at The Huffington Post, I was a Supreme Court contributor at New York magazine, where I covered Obamacare, same...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing music reviews for a no-name web publication for no pay. A year later, someone from a paying publication called and hired me.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I remember those.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I didn't. I was newly arrived immigrant in high school, so I was too busy learning English and too shy to do cool extracurricular activities.