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

May 14, 1969: The Spectacular Fall of Abe Fortas
Apr 1, 2020, 12:05 am CDT

March 9, 1916: Pancho Villa’s Battle of Columbus
Feb 1, 2020, 12:15 am CST

Nov. 18, 1883: US railroads enact standard time zones
Nov 1, 2019, 12:10 am CDT

Oct. 2, 1780: John Andre executed
Sep 1, 2019, 12:10 am CDT

Aug. 6, 1890: First execution by electric chair
Jul 1, 2019, 01:00 am CDT

June 18, 1923: Marcus Garvey convicted of mail fraud
Jun 1, 2019, 12:10 am CDT

May 9, 1960: FDA approves first birth control pill
May 1, 2019, 01:10 am CDT

April 6, 1841: John Tyler inaugurates precedential succession
Apr 1, 2019, 12:35 am CDT

March 28, 1978: Supreme Court weighs in on judicial immunity, reluctantly
Mar 1, 2019, 12:35 am CST

A tale of two silver markets—and two disasters
Jan 1, 2019, 03:10 am CST

Dec. 2, 1892: Grand jury indicts Lizzie Borden
Dec 1, 2018, 12:45 am CST

Nov. 22, 1926: The first Teapot Dome criminal trial begins
Nov 1, 2018, 12:45 am CDT

Oct. 6, 1949: ‘Tokyo Rose’ convicted of treason
Oct 1, 2018, 12:20 am CDT

Sept. 19, 1952: US pushes Charlie Chaplin into exile
Sep 1, 2018, 01:15 am CDT

Aug. 22, 1984: Flag Burning Tests the Law
Aug 1, 2018, 01:00 am CDT

July 13, 1863: Draft lottery sparks NYC riots
Jul 1, 2018, 12:35 am CDT

June 19, 1972: Curt Flood loses ‘reserve clause’ challenge
Jun 1, 2018, 12:35 am CDT

May 22, 1856: Abolitionist beaten senseless on Senate floor
May 1, 2018, 12:30 am CDT

April 13, 1963: Sam Sheppard seeks a new trial
Apr 1, 2018, 12:45 am CDT

March 20, 1907: Authorities quarantine ‘Typhoid Mary’ Mallon
Mar 1, 2018, 12:45 am CST

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