Legal Affairs Writer

Lorelei Laird

Contact by email or by phone at 312-988-6005.

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 newspapes in Texas. Lorelei earned her B.A. in professional writing from Carnegie Mellon University.

Recent Articles

US Sentencing Commission votes to make drug sentencing change retroactive
Jul 18, 2014, 03:05 pm CDT

Transgender student and Baptist college both claim victory in lawsuit over expulsion
Jul 14, 2014, 04:12 pm CDT

California’s ban on standard-caged birds poses a chicken-egg problem
Jun 20, 2014, 03:46 pm CDT

28 hours of undisclosed phone recordings in Yiddish cause mistrial in senator’s corruption case
Jun 20, 2014, 10:19 am CDT

‘Most conservative member’ of California Supreme Court to retire, sparking speculation on successor
Jun 20, 2014, 05:59 am CDT

7th Circuit rejects ‘quixotic’ copyright appeal on Sherlock Holmes stories
Jun 17, 2014, 02:52 pm CDT

SCOTUSblog publisher expresses frustration with press pass appeal
Jun 6, 2014, 12:45 pm CDT

Is Sherlock ‘complete’? 7th Circuit will consider when literary characters are free from copyright
Jun 1, 2014, 04:50 am CDT

Loss of his notes in the Sept. 11 WTC attacks didn’t stop lawyer from completing new book
Jun 1, 2014, 04:40 am CDT

California’s ban on standard-caged birds poses a chicken-egg problem
Jun 1, 2014, 04:10 am CDT

 

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