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.
Did new black history museum snub Justice Thomas? Spokeswoman says it can’t include everyone
Oct 25, 2016, 02:49 pm CDT
ABA official expressed concern but didn’t ban report calling Trump ‘a libel bully,’ spokeswoman says
Oct 25, 2016, 01:48 pm CDT
Posner says Supreme Court is ‘awful,’ top two justices are OK but not great
Oct 25, 2016, 09:20 am CDT
Subway pitchman’s ex-wife seeks damages for failure to report his ‘pedophile behavior’
Oct 25, 2016, 08:00 am CDT
Artificial intelligence predicted case outcomes with 79% accuracy by analyzing fact portrayal
Oct 25, 2016, 07:00 am CDT
Federal judge chastises FTC for threatening to ‘pick up its marbles’ and play in other venues
Oct 24, 2016, 03:50 pm CDT
Pennsylvania’s former attorney general is sentenced to jail
Oct 24, 2016, 02:56 pm CDT
Former Dewey finance director signs new plea agreement with shorter recommended sentence
Oct 24, 2016, 12:22 pm CDT
Executions fall along with support for the death penalty; is capital punishment nearing an end?
Oct 24, 2016, 11:49 am CDT
Suit claims lawyers used ‘stooge defendants’ to get courts to order scrubbing of bad online reviews
Oct 24, 2016, 10:52 am CDT