ABA Journal

Terry Carter


Terry Carter, a former senior writer based in Washington, D.C., joined the ABA Journal staff in 1997 and left in 2018. He had been a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Daily Journal and California Lawyer Magazine, and earlier a reporter for The National Law Journal. Terry holds a M.A. in humanities and a B.A. in political science from Old Dominion University.

Recent Articles

Shut up! The art and craftiness of cease-and-desist letters
Jul 1, 2018, 12:25 am CDT

Tipping the balance of justice
Apr 1, 2018, 12:05 am CDT

Imbalance of power: The executive branch pushes the boundaries of the separation of powers
Apr 1, 2018, 12:01 am CDT

ACLU sues over ICE’s detention of immigrant mom, 7-year-old daughter in separate facilities
Feb 27, 2018, 03:25 pm CST

Dale Felton: Texas Lawyers’ Facebook friend
Feb 1, 2018, 12:10 am CST

Social media unites lawyers to help those in need
Feb 1, 2018, 12:05 am CST

Joe Arpaio announces bid for US Senate seat from Arizona
Jan 9, 2018, 03:40 pm CST

Vermont poised to be first to legalize marijuana through state legislature
Jan 8, 2018, 08:00 am CST

Sessions to challenge immigration judges over closure of cases
Jan 5, 2018, 01:56 pm CST

DOJ again looking into Clinton’s email server use, while FBI probes Clinton Foundation
Jan 5, 2018, 12:30 pm CST

Trump reportedly directed McGahn to keep Sessions from recusal
Jan 5, 2018, 11:05 am CST

Trump’s lawyer sends letter demanding publisher halt release of unflattering book
Jan 4, 2018, 03:25 pm CST

Suspect faces charge in ‘swatting’ death; ex-solicitor general says laws must catch up to behavior
Jan 4, 2018, 01:09 pm CST

Trump disbands voter fraud commission, says Homeland Security will take over investigation
Jan 4, 2018, 10:15 am CST

The top 10 legal news stories of 2017
Dec 22, 2017, 09:00 am CST

New Supreme Court cookbook shares recipes and more
Dec 18, 2017, 02:43 pm CST

China sentences human rights lawyer to 2-year prison term
Nov 27, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Gordon Rees partner leaves management after sex harassment remarks on ‘Hannity’
Nov 15, 2017, 01:10 pm CST

Serbian court gives suspended sentences to rioters who damaged US Embassy
Nov 14, 2017, 05:26 pm CST

Jeff’s Law
Oct 1, 2017, 12:15 am CDT