ABA Journal

Kevin Davis

Kevin Davis

Managing Editor

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Kevin Davis was named managing editor in 2018. He joined the ABA Journal staff as an assistant managing editor in 2015 after working as a freelance writer and newspaper reporter. He is the author of the nonfiction books The Wrong Man, Defending the Damned and The Brain Defense. Davis earned a BS in journalism from the University of Illinois and an MFA in creative writing from Northwestern University. He has taught nonfiction writing at the University of Chicago School of Continuing and Professional Studies and at Loyola University Chicago.

Recent Articles

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Special Counsel
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GC of Fender overcame life challenges to hit a high note
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Runaway Sentences
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Duped: New book explores what makes people confess to crimes they didn’t commit
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Lawyer pens book about multiple personality disorder murder case that haunts him
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Costly Collisions: A small-town personal injury case sends a powerful message to the trucking industry
Oct 1, 2021, 12:00 am CDT

More police departments are training officers in de-escalation techniques, but does it work?
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‘Death by Cop’: A judge joins the brother of a Black man killed by police to promote racial healing
Oct 26, 2020, 09:16 am CDT

Millions have been invested in the emerging field of neurolaw. Where is it leading?
Jun 1, 2020, 12:05 am CDT

Fighting for compensation in a state that offers no relief to the wrongfully convicted
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New podcast from ‘Making a Murderer’ lawyers sheds light on false confessions
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From feeling shame to inspiring hope, Steve Price was just getting started
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Formerly incarcerated people are building their own businesses and giving others second chances
Jul 1, 2019, 12:30 am CDT

Civil rights commission calls to end ‘invisible’ punishments for those with criminal convictions
Jun 14, 2019, 06:30 am CDT

ABA offers opportunities and resources to address collateral consequences
May 1, 2019, 07:00 am CDT

Chicago nonprofit helps formerly incarcerated people find work and self-worth
May 1, 2019, 12:15 am CDT

Ending mass incarceration won’t succeed without giving people a second chance
May 1, 2019, 12:15 am CDT

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