Hugh Kaplan Esq.

Bloomberg BNA

Hugh Kaplan is the senior legal editor for Bloomberg BNA’s Criminal Law Reporter, a trusted source of timely information about emerging criminal law issues and significant developments, trends, and patterns in criminal law. A veteran reporter, Mr. Kaplan has been covering criminal law for 25 years.

Mr. Kaplan has been writing about the issues working their way to the U.S. Supreme Court and can comment on any criminal law matters before the court. He has written extensively about recent challenges to white-collar statutes, including the Enron case, Skilling v. U.S, and the Sarbanes-Oxley, case Yates v. U.S. His coverage has included all types of confrontation and search and seizure issues, including an award-winning story on the Supreme Court’s recent extension of Fourth Amendment protection to digital privacy in Riley v. California.

Mr. Kaplan started writing about criminal law for Bloomberg BNA in 1990 after completing a clerkship with a federal trial judge.

He earned his B.S. from Tulane University and a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.

Mr. Kaplan is the author of Bloomberg BNA's Law Officer’s Pocket Manual.