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.
Chicago US attorney drops most serious stash-house sting charges against 27 defendants
Jan 30, 2015, 11:01 am CST
DA claims police search of her office was retaliation
Jan 30, 2015, 10:09 am CST
Lawyer is suspended for revealing information that led to murder
Jan 30, 2015, 08:02 am CST
Video advocating cop-killing includes appearances by two lawyers with Bronx Defenders
Jan 30, 2015, 07:27 am CST
How do you really feel? Feds apparently want to know
Jan 30, 2015, 06:15 am CST
Emoticons matter, judge rules in Silk Road trial
Jan 30, 2015, 05:45 am CST
Amid criticism of Eric Holder, attorney general nominee promises to ‘be Loretta Lynch’
Jan 29, 2015, 11:19 am CST
SCOTUS stays three executions using midazolam while allowing a fourth; did inmate fake pain?
Jan 29, 2015, 10:13 am CST
Curbs on pay guarantees don’t crimp lateral moves; which firms gained the most?
Jan 29, 2015, 09:08 am CST
Judge acquits man accused of putting First Amendment sticker on courthouse church directory
Jan 29, 2015, 08:08 am CST