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.
Abortion ultrasound law violates First Amendment, 4th Circuit says
Dec 22, 2014, 10:47 am CST
Lawyer is beaten unconscious in New Orleans; neither his Rolex nor his cash was taken
Dec 22, 2014, 10:07 am CST
Another AG won’t defend state law; this one gives NRA standing to challenge gun regulations
Dec 22, 2014, 09:11 am CST
Suit claims client fired law firm because of bias against Arab American partner
Dec 22, 2014, 08:28 am CST
Some Ferguson grand jury witnesses clearly lied, says prosecutor who allowed their testimony
Dec 22, 2014, 07:28 am CST
‘A flourishing industry’ pairs plaintiffs lawyers with state AGs in contingency suits
Dec 22, 2014, 06:45 am CST
Law school faculty numbers shrink 11 percent since 2010; which schools shed the most full-timers?
Dec 22, 2014, 06:15 am CST
A victory and a loss for man Tasered while naked by SWAT officers who mistook shampoo for weapon
Dec 22, 2014, 05:45 am CST
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