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.
Gun ban for committed people violated Second Amendment rights of Michigan man, 6th Circuit rules
Dec 19, 2014, 11:53 am CST
Obama plans to use executive power to help normalize relations with Cuba
Dec 19, 2014, 11:00 am CST
Lawyers face public intimidation charges for reaction after police kick in their door
Dec 19, 2014, 07:37 am CST
Legalization of pot in Colorado violates supremacy clause, two states argue in SCOTUS suit
Dec 19, 2014, 07:06 am CST
Woman who stopped car to help ducks gets jail time for causing fatal accident
Dec 19, 2014, 06:15 am CST
Reformers seek to change Ferguson-area traffic courts, school electoral system
Dec 19, 2014, 05:45 am CST
Former top drug prosecutor is sentenced for child porn, fleeing
Dec 18, 2014, 12:02 pm CST
Obama commutes lengthy sentences in eight drug cases, pardons 12 others
Dec 18, 2014, 11:14 am CST
Murder conviction of boy, 14, is tossed 70 years after his execution; judge cites bad lawyering
Dec 18, 2014, 09:56 am CST
Executions hit 20-year low in 2014; which seven states carried them out?
Dec 18, 2014, 08:40 am CST