Legal Affairs Writer
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Lorelei Laird, legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2013. She had been a freelance writer for the ABA Journal, California Lawyer, Working Mother and Planning, among other publications. Before that she was a reporter for the Los Angeles Daily Journal and community newspapers in Texas. Lorelei earned her B.A. in professional writing from Carnegie Mellon University.
9th Circuit rejects bid for lawyers for child immigrants but calls for a change in the law
Sep 21, 2016, 02:35 pm CDT
Gurinder Sangha: Writing off legal troubles
Sep 21, 2016, 08:30 am CDT
Divided 4th Circuit upholds constitutionality of lawmaker-led prayer at county meetings
Sep 20, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT
Former House Speaker John Boehner joins Squire Patton Boggs
Sep 20, 2016, 02:45 pm CDT
ACLU sues Kansas City school district for handcuffing a crying 7-year-old
Sep 16, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT
Startup seeks to bring bail bond process online
Sep 15, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT
J.J. Prescott: Go to court without leaving home
Sep 7, 2016, 08:30 am CDT
Court fines and fees trap juvenile defendants in cycle of debt, new study finds
Sep 2, 2016, 04:00 pm CDT
Do memes violate copyright law?
Sep 1, 2016, 04:00 am CDT
New York program provides public defenders in deportation cases
Sep 1, 2016, 03:10 am CDT