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.
About 6,000 federal inmates will get early release at month’s end; will crime go up?
Oct 6, 2015, 11:57 am CDT
Supreme Court declines appeal citing juror’s racial slur in post-conviction affidavit
Oct 6, 2015, 11:19 am CDT
Supreme Court considers woman’s right to sue in US for accident on Austrian national railroad
Oct 6, 2015, 10:47 am CDT
Judge tosses ADA suit against BigLaw firms, cites plaintiff’s ‘outright speculation’
Oct 6, 2015, 09:43 am CDT
High-profile lawyer who acted as ‘paymaster’ for client gives up his law license
Oct 6, 2015, 08:26 am CDT
Rule that forgives the dead allows convicted lawyer’s family to claw back forfeited cash, judge says
Oct 6, 2015, 07:41 am CDT
Are fantasy sports payouts legal? CEO says it’s a game of skill like the stock market
Oct 6, 2015, 06:15 am CDT
Firm’s pre-indictment representation of co-defendants didn’t violate right to counsel, judge rules
Oct 6, 2015, 05:45 am CDT
Judge tosses defamation suit by Yankees fan caught napping on camera
Oct 5, 2015, 10:56 am CDT
Legal services sector adds 4,700 jobs
Oct 5, 2015, 10:06 am CDT