ABA Journal

Allen Pusey

Contributing Writer

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Allen Pusey, the Journal’s former Editor and Publisher, retired from the magazine in 2016 but continues to write the Precedents column. Named editor and publisher in October 2011, Pusey first joined the ABA Journal staff as managing editor in 2007. He had been a reporter and special projects editor at the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Times Herald and the El Paso Times. Pusey holds a B.A. in sociology from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Recent Articles

June 20, 1981: Guilty verdicts in ‘Bayou of Pigs’ plot
Jun 1, 2024, 12:10 am CDT

May 8, 1867: Trolley segregation ends in New Orleans
Apr 1, 2024, 12:05 am CDT

March 28, 1898: Supreme Court affirms birthright citizenship of Wong Kim Ark
Feb 1, 2024, 12:05 am CST

Dec. 8, 1993: Supreme Court listens to John Fogerty
Dec 1, 2023, 12:10 am CST

Nov. 28, 1953: LSD and the death of a CIA scientist
Oct 1, 2023, 12:10 am CDT

Sept. 25, 1930: U.S. names its first drug czar
Aug 1, 2023, 12:10 am CDT

June 3, 1943: The zoot suit riots begin
Jun 1, 2023, 12:05 am CDT

May 20, 1863: The 10th Supreme Court Justice
Apr 1, 2023, 12:10 am CDT

Feb. 2, 1980: Abscam bribery investigation revealed
Feb 1, 2023, 12:10 am CST

Jan. 29, 1912: Clarence Darrow indicted
Dec 1, 2022, 12:10 am CST

Oct. 21, 1876: John B. West brings case law to lawyers with the Syllabi
Oct 1, 2022, 12:05 am CDT

Aug. 2, 1790: US conducts first constitutional census
Aug 1, 2022, 12:05 am CDT

June 30, 1983: Closing the books on Peoples Temple
Jun 1, 2022, 12:05 am CDT

April 17, 1905: New York’s bakeshop labor law overturned
Apr 1, 2022, 12:10 am CDT

Feb. 29, 1984: Guilty plea in Three Mile Island disaster
Feb 1, 2022, 12:10 am CST

Dec. 13, 1920: The Bisbee deportations are upheld
Dec 1, 2021, 12:10 am CST

Nov. 30, 1920: Charlie Ponzi pleads guilty to larceny
Oct 1, 2021, 12:10 am CDT

Aug. 15, 1876: Congress passes the ‘Sell or Starve’ Act
Aug 1, 2021, 12:05 am CDT

June 15, 1992: Supreme Court upholds DEA’s kidnapping of Mexican doctor
Jun 1, 2021, 12:10 am CDT

May 18, 1926: The strange disappearance of Aimee Semple McPherson
Apr 1, 2021, 12:10 am CDT

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