ABA Journal

Amanda Robert

Legal Affairs Writer

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Amanda Robert, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2019. She previously worked for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer as an assistant editor and staff writer, and for Legal Newsline as a contributing writer. Robert also handled communications for a national intellectual property law firm and was a reporter for Illinois Times and the Centralia Daily Sentinel in Southern Illinois. She earned a Master of Arts degree in journalism from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication, with a certificate in social justice, from Saint Louis University.

Recent Articles

Americans are divided by age and race on the fairness of the justice system, ABA civics survey finds
Apr 29, 2021, 02:38 pm CDT

How should the legal profession navigate a post-COVID-19 world? ABA group has recommendations
Apr 26, 2021, 08:00 am CDT

ABA calls on volunteers to help with ProBAR video project
Apr 23, 2021, 12:33 pm CDT

Florida Supreme Court’s order blocking diversity quotas for CLE instructors could impact ABA programs
Apr 19, 2021, 12:21 pm CDT

Afternoon Briefs: 2 firms give special bonuses; immigrant leaves church sanctuary for first time in 3 years
Apr 16, 2021, 02:12 pm CDT

Threats of sham lawsuit against well-known singer constitute a crime, 9th Circuit says
Apr 16, 2021, 11:56 am CDT

Texas court tosses sentence of state’s longest-serving death row inmate
Apr 16, 2021, 10:28 am CDT

Florida man sentenced to federal prison after posing as immigration attorney
Apr 16, 2021, 09:48 am CDT

Former prosecutor’s behavior was ‘troubling’ but not criminal, investigation finds
Apr 16, 2021, 09:30 am CDT

ABA president, other leaders will volunteer for Free Legal Answers
Apr 12, 2021, 10:06 am CDT

Kelley Henry is a champion for death row inmates
Apr 1, 2021, 12:40 am CDT

Spirit of Excellence honorees strive for diversity and inclusion
Apr 1, 2021, 12:30 am CDT

Amy Breihan has dedicated her career to helping juvenile lifers seek parole
Mar 30, 2021, 08:56 am CDT

Afternoon Briefs: State supreme court limits use of bail; prosecutors in this state may face stricter discipline
Mar 26, 2021, 03:14 pm CDT

Voluntarily intoxicated rape victims aren’t ‘mentally incapacitated,’ top state court rules
Mar 26, 2021, 12:27 pm CDT

Georgia governor signs bill overhauling state’s elections
Mar 26, 2021, 10:59 am CDT

Secret camera recordings can be used against nanny at trial, state supreme court says
Mar 26, 2021, 09:50 am CDT

Prepared for the future? Here are tips to help avoid disaster
Mar 12, 2021, 05:06 pm CST

ABA announces 22 finalists for 2021 Silver Gavel Awards
Mar 11, 2021, 11:04 am CST

Law firms have opportunity to join growing cannabis movement
Mar 10, 2021, 04:24 pm CST

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