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

More suspects at large in kidnapping of prosecutor’s dad, federal prosecutor says
Apr 15, 2014, 04:25 pm CDT

Man in YouTube video of US Supreme Court protest gets time served, is banned for a year
Apr 15, 2014, 03:39 pm CDT

Don’t procrastinate! Missing April 15 tax deadline can be costly, but the IRS offers alternatives
Apr 15, 2014, 03:15 pm CDT

Rare ‘Perry Mason’ moment in court wins dismissal for defendant, desk duty for 5 police officers
Apr 15, 2014, 01:20 pm CDT

Rape defendant wins mistrial after prosecutor’s claim that he tried to run her down is disproven
Apr 15, 2014, 12:05 pm CDT

2 registered sex offenders were wearing GPS devices during serial slayings, police say
Apr 15, 2014, 10:59 am CDT

Couple stole car, drove it to courthouse to get to hearing, police say
Apr 15, 2014, 10:30 am CDT

9th Circuit affirms lawyer’s conviction for attempting to extort rabbi by threat of court testimony
Apr 15, 2014, 09:55 am CDT

Is bobcat a wild animal or a hybrid? DNA test will determine if NJ woman can keep her pet
Apr 14, 2014, 03:55 pm CDT

At first jailed for contempt, longtime lawyer is now charged in claimed client theft
Apr 14, 2014, 03:29 pm CDT


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