Legal Affairs Writer (Online)
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Martha E. Neil, a legal affairs writer/online, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001. She had worked as a reporter for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times and daily newspapers in New Jersey and Oregon. She also has practiced insurance and media law, most recently at Chicago’s Jenner & Block. She holds a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and B.A. in English from Yale University.
Make ruling that bans life-without-parole sentences for juveniles retroactive, ABA urges SCOTUS
Jul 29, 2015, 04:53 pm CDT
Is file-sharing software the solution to evidence ‘blame game’ in DA’s office?
Jul 29, 2015, 04:37 pm CDT
White police officer faces murder case in shooting of black motorist in license-plate traffic stop
Jul 29, 2015, 03:00 pm CDT
Disbarred attorney charged with using another lawyer’s name in traffic-court case
Jul 29, 2015, 01:35 pm CDT
9th Circuit rejects widow’s suit over fatal mountain goat attack in national park
Jul 29, 2015, 01:18 pm CDT
Suspect is charged 30 years after fatal family-court-related attacks on judges, others
Jul 29, 2015, 12:10 pm CDT
Woman fell from bed through 3rd-story window while sleeping, is now suing property manager for $230K
Jul 29, 2015, 11:30 am CDT
Despite megamerger announcement, Dentons and Dacheng are still in somewhat separate worlds
Jul 28, 2015, 04:47 pm CDT
Merchants say lawyer should lose $32M fee award over alleged email contact with opposing counsel
Jul 28, 2015, 04:02 pm CDT
Judge blames ‘mindless digital interaction’ for juror texts during murder trial, OKs guilty verdict
Jul 28, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT