Brian Sullivan

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Brian F. Sullivan, a former assistant copy editor, joined the ABA Journal staff in 1992. He had worked as an editor in ABA Press. Brian earned his B.A. in English from Western Illinois University.

Recent Articles

Courts must decide whether new high-tech toys can also be targets
Mar 1, 2016, 12:40 am CST

What’s the evidentiary standard for emojis?
Feb 1, 2016, 12:40 am CST

These plaintiffs argue derogatory words can’t hurt them
Jan 1, 2016, 12:40 am CST

‘Free-range’ parents encourage kids to broaden their horizons—the law, not so much
Dec 1, 2015, 12:50 am CST

Could the next person you sue be yourself?
Oct 1, 2015, 06:35 am CDT

Those who refuse vaccinations can cause outbreaks: Should they have to pay for it?
Jun 1, 2015, 01:10 am CDT

Wine collector broke laws, paid price; will bottles be ‘decanted’ down the drain?
Apr 1, 2015, 12:40 am CDT

Satanists challenge local governments over public religious expression
Mar 1, 2015, 01:20 am CST

Traffic Stop Roulette: Sometimes motorists get lucky, sometimes they don’t
Jan 1, 2015, 12:40 am CST

Are spirits, slayings or slurs ‘material defects’ homebuyers must be told of?
Oct 30, 2014, 08:45 am CDT

Birth of a Nation: Find unclaimed land, and you can be king!
Sep 1, 2014, 07:10 am CDT

Cops can’t be everywhere, so citizens fill the void
Aug 1, 2014, 06:20 am CDT

The privileged few walk away from trouble so easily, there’s even a term for it
Jul 1, 2014, 06:40 am CDT

Despite contractual obligations to clam up, some folks can’t can the chatter
Jun 1, 2014, 06:40 am CDT

Kicking the IRS when it’s down should be considered very, very carefully
Apr 1, 2014, 05:50 am CDT

Some criminals can’t help taking ineptitude to the next level
Mar 1, 2014, 07:30 am CST

Activists try to gain legal personhood for animals and ecosystems
Feb 1, 2014, 07:20 am CST

Google Glass brings out the technophobes—and the lawyers
Jan 1, 2014, 07:30 am CST

Are fears about playground dangers ruining childhood?
Dec 1, 2013, 07:20 am CST

Workers object to spending time that’s not on their employers’ dime
Nov 1, 2013, 05:40 am CDT