Senior Writer (Online)
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Debra Cassens Weiss, a senior writer/online, joined the ABA Journal staff in 1986. She had worked as a news researcher for WMAQ-TV in Chicago, as a reporter and editor at the City News Bureau of Chicago, and as a newscaster at WMRO and WAUR radio (Aurora, Ill.). Deb holds a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law and a B.A. in English from the University of Illinois.
Elected prosecutors are mostly white males, study finds
Jul 7, 2015, 11:18 am CDT
Summer associate perks proliferate; pay is $3,000 a week at some firms
Jul 7, 2015, 10:58 am CDT
Is San Francisco’s sanctuary policy to blame for release of immigrant who became a murder suspect?
Jul 7, 2015, 10:06 am CDT
Lawyer can’t learn identity of anonymous Avvo critic absent defamation evidence, appeals court says
Jul 7, 2015, 08:56 am CDT
Judge cites Bill Cosby’s ‘pound cake’ speech in unsealing Quaaludes deposition
Jul 7, 2015, 07:36 am CDT
Are there five SCOTUS votes to overturn the death penalty?
Jul 7, 2015, 06:15 am CDT
7th Circuit criticizes lawyer for raising too many issues on appeal
Jul 7, 2015, 05:45 am CDT
Suit claiming Widener law school used misleading job stats can’t proceed as class action, judge says
Jul 6, 2015, 12:17 pm CDT
Suits by law profs claim they were fired for opposing law school’s sale to InfiLaw
Jul 6, 2015, 11:39 am CDT
ABA commends court’s decision to release human rights lawyer and editor
Jul 6, 2015, 10:32 am CDT