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.
5th Circuit ruling could mean freedom for ‘Angola 3’ inmate held in solitary for 40-plus years
Nov 21, 2014, 11:10 am CST
House finally sues over implementation of health-care law; what actions are challenged?
Nov 21, 2014, 09:25 am CST
Jurors recommend death penalty in lawyer’s death one day after defendant is convicted
Nov 21, 2014, 08:13 am CST
SCOTUS refuses another stay in a same-sex marriage case
Nov 21, 2014, 07:42 am CST
Lawyer handcuffed at ATM sues police for alleged racial profiling
Nov 21, 2014, 07:07 am CST
Fired California bar leader allegedly misled trustees, leaked report says
Nov 20, 2014, 02:34 pm CST
Florida State gunman was a former BigLaw associate
Nov 20, 2014, 11:33 am CST
Suit smells something amiss with unscented deodorant
Nov 20, 2014, 11:00 am CST
Expectant mom is denied extra time to breast pump during February bar exam
Nov 20, 2014, 09:19 am CST
BigLaw’s reliance on law-school rankings discriminates against the disabled, 3L’s suit alleges
Nov 20, 2014, 08:14 am CST