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.
Does treaty barring cruel treatment apply to US facilities abroad? US officials reassess position
Oct 20, 2014, 12:37 pm CDT
Pennsylvania justice in lewd email scandal said he ‘was not going down alone,’ second justice says
Oct 20, 2014, 12:10 pm CDT
Admissions requests in federal judge’s divorce case are like rhetorical questions, his lawyer says
Oct 20, 2014, 09:29 am CDT
Disbarred lawyer is on state supreme court ballot, along with his ‘Zamboni’ nickname
Oct 20, 2014, 08:51 am CDT
Man dies after lighting truck on fire and driving it into law firm
Oct 20, 2014, 08:11 am CDT
In 5 AM order, SCOTUS allows Texas voter ID law to take effect; holdup apparently due to dissent
Oct 20, 2014, 07:23 am CDT
John Grisham says US ‘has gone nuts’ with child porn incarcerations, then issues apology
Oct 20, 2014, 06:15 am CDT
Does Ebola fight require giving up civil liberties?
Oct 20, 2014, 05:45 am CDT
Bicyclist who didn’t outfit baby with helmet says cops choked him and forcibly took the boy away
Oct 17, 2014, 01:14 pm CDT
Former O’Melveny partner and Biden chief of staff is tapped as ‘Ebola czar’
Oct 17, 2014, 09:46 am CDT