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

Was federal judge on ‘hit list’ reportedly found in courthouse shooter’s belongings?
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Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M in actual-malice defamation trial over best-selling memoir
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Revered former ‘Judge Biff,’ known for his fairness and sense of humor, is dead at 77
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E-book author and her group charged in community-service scam; prosecutors say it may be widespread
9 hours, 16 minutes ago

Office manager accused of stealing over $100K in client payments
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Law firm gets $41K in public records case over dashcam, is suing again to find out what city spent
12 hours, 16 minutes ago

Shot by patient, psychiatrist pulls gun and fires back, saving many lives, authorities say
Jul 28, 2014, 05:45 pm CDT

Record mudslide that killed 43 exacerbated by rain, logging and lack of monitoring, says report
Jul 28, 2014, 05:15 pm CDT

Man gets 21 years for courtroom attack on district attorney
Jul 28, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

Loaded gun found in purse of woman at courthouse to attend hearing over grandchildren
Jul 28, 2014, 04:05 pm CDT


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