Legal Affairs Writer (Online)

Martha Neil

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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.

Recent Articles

Lawyer who defended Prop 8 before SCOTUS is looking forward to daughter’s same-sex wedding
Apr 18, 2014, 02:50 pm CDT

Captain who abandoned sinking ferry is arrested; 29 dead, hundreds missing in South Korean waters
Apr 18, 2014, 02:10 pm CDT

Former name partner sues, seeks comp and says firm hasn’t removed his name from firm materials
Apr 18, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT

As trial of lawyer looms in massage-parlor rape case, judge allows state to add two new charges
Apr 18, 2014, 11:30 am CDT

Man whose case was dismissed after ‘Perry Mason’ moment in court sues 5 police officers over arrest
Apr 17, 2014, 05:23 pm CDT

Federal jury awards $18M each to 2 men in wrongful conviction case
Apr 17, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

2 new suspects named, $25K reward offered in kidnapping of prosecutor’s dad
Apr 17, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Judge should lose job for mishandling a case 10 years ago, when still in practice, ethics panel says
Apr 17, 2014, 02:34 pm CDT

Report: Secret order by military judge requires CIA to reveal ‘black site’ info in USS Cole case
Apr 17, 2014, 11:25 am CDT

Law firm’s revised debt-collection letter results in $49.5K settlement of federal class action
Apr 17, 2014, 10:10 am CDT


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