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.
Man arrested and jailed for using golf club as a cane files civil rights suit
Apr 28, 2015, 09:30 am CDT
Dealership technician topped 95 mph taking customer’s car for test drive; did he commit a crime?
Apr 27, 2015, 04:20 pm CDT
Lawyer’s routine day in court ends when car bursts into flames in parking lot
Apr 27, 2015, 04:00 pm CDT
Judge rebuked for posting on Facebook about trials she was overseeing says ethics panel got it wrong
Apr 27, 2015, 02:55 pm CDT
Grand jury says state attorney general orchestrated leak and coverup
Apr 27, 2015, 01:45 pm CDT
Latham soars to top of Am Law 100 list with record $2.6B in revenue
Apr 27, 2015, 11:45 am CDT
Man admits role in scheme that scammed law firms, says he funneled $2.5M via 38 accounts last year
Apr 27, 2015, 09:55 am CDT
Beset by drought, California lawmakers fast-track bill to ban towns from enforcing brown-lawn rules
Apr 24, 2015, 04:20 pm CDT
Long-serving federal judge, 92, says ice-skating energizes him for work
Apr 24, 2015, 03:50 pm CDT
Worker who stole cash from federal magistrate’s purse and gun from court office gets prison time
Apr 24, 2015, 03:25 pm CDT