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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. She 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

Youth Movement: Sarah Medina Camiscoli works for and with young leaders in New York City
Oct 1, 2023, 01:50 am CDT

House of Delegates amends rule to address anti-money-laundering efforts
Oct 1, 2023, 01:20 am CDT

Delegates share emotional testimony on women’s health and abortion
Oct 1, 2023, 12:50 am CDT

Pronouns should be respected and trans youths protected
Oct 1, 2023, 12:40 am CDT

ABA president announces Martin Scorsese, Dolores Huerta to join new speaker series
Sep 26, 2023, 10:17 am CDT

For 30 years, ABA Children’s Rights Litigation Committee has trained and supported kids’ lawyers
Sep 21, 2023, 08:50 am CDT

ABA’s AI task force will provide lawyers with practical tips, starting with Sept. 28 webinar
Sep 19, 2023, 08:30 am CDT

Family First: A group of Washington lawyers works to keep infants with their mothers
Sep 7, 2023, 11:06 am CDT

Want to help survivors of the Hawaii wildfires? The ABA has options for you
Aug 30, 2023, 12:08 pm CDT

Yale and student group settle dispute over mental health needs
Aug 29, 2023, 11:32 am CDT

Wisconsin Supreme Court chief justice condemns liberal majority for ‘hostile takeover,’ ‘unprecedented coup’
Aug 29, 2023, 10:33 am CDT

More Americans are concerned about AI’s role in daily life, new data shows
Aug 29, 2023, 09:50 am CDT

Stamp honoring Justice Ginsburg will be available in October
Aug 29, 2023, 09:18 am CDT

Judge faces censure over ‘profane, demeaning’ Facebook posts
Aug 28, 2023, 03:48 pm CDT

Which general counsel were paid the most in 2022?
Aug 28, 2023, 12:26 pm CDT

Louisiana man’s jokes about sheriff’s department are protected free speech, 5th Circuit says
Aug 28, 2023, 11:43 am CDT

Maine’s top court affirms suspension of lawyer who asked staffer to take his CLE classes
Aug 28, 2023, 10:50 am CDT

Weekly Briefs: SCOTUS asked to hear high school admissions case over race; utility company faces suit after Hawaii wildfires
Aug 25, 2023, 02:09 pm CDT

Federal initiative recovers over $836M in stolen COVID-19 relief funds, DOJ says
Aug 25, 2023, 11:42 am CDT

Art generated by AI can’t be copyrighted, DC court says
Aug 25, 2023, 10:38 am CDT

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