Senior Writer (Online)

Debra Cassens Weiss

Contact by email or by phone at 312-988-6009.

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.

Recent Articles

Pets in France get legal status as ‘living beings capable of feelings’
Apr 18, 2014, 10:27 am CDT

Wachtell Lipton co-founder Leonard Rosen dies at 83
Apr 18, 2014, 09:38 am CDT

Climate scientist’s emails are shielded from disclosure, Virginia Supreme Court says
Apr 18, 2014, 08:33 am CDT

Repeal of anti-adultery law goes to New Hampshire’s governor; 20 other states also have bans
Apr 18, 2014, 07:38 am CDT

Bank robber, 74, who wanted to go ‘home’ to prison gets his wish
Apr 18, 2014, 07:01 am CDT

‘Company Doe’ can’t keep its identity secret in litigation, 4th Circuit rules
Apr 18, 2014, 06:00 am CDT

DA will drop case against teen convicted for recording his classmates bullying him
Apr 17, 2014, 12:19 pm CDT

Former client is charged in 2008 murder of lawyer killed while clearing his driveway of snow
Apr 17, 2014, 11:29 am CDT

Buying a General Mills product eliminates the right to sue, according to online legal terms
Apr 17, 2014, 10:14 am CDT

Prosecutor won’t drop charges against mom who left her kids in the car during a job interview
Apr 17, 2014, 09:04 am CDT


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