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

Meet the 2021 Margaret Brent Award honorees
Aug 5, 2021, 09:04 am CDT

ABA Hybrid Annual Meeting convenes members online and in Chicago
Aug 4, 2021, 09:10 am CDT

Troubling Treatment: Efforts are underway to reform teen behavioral programs
Aug 1, 2021, 03:30 am CDT

Meet a health justice advocate working to prevent evictions during COVID-19 pandemic
Aug 1, 2021, 12:30 am CDT

The ABA has advocated for people with HIV/AIDS for more than 30 years
Aug 1, 2021, 12:20 am CDT

Afternoon Briefs: LSC could see $600M in 2022 funding; Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ to receive shorter prison sentence
Jul 16, 2021, 04:40 pm CDT

2nd Circuit says private student loans can be discharged in bankruptcy
Jul 16, 2021, 03:20 pm CDT

Illinois bans practice of lying to minors during police interrogations
Jul 16, 2021, 03:15 pm CDT

New data shows lateral associate hiring happening across the board
Jul 16, 2021, 11:35 am CDT

Garland restores discretion to immigration judges in ‘administrative closure’ decision
Jul 16, 2021, 11:25 am CDT

ABA submits response to Florida Supreme Court’s ban on ‘quotas’ in CLE panels
Jul 15, 2021, 05:00 pm CDT

Three BigLaw attorneys share stories about their TikTok personas
Jul 15, 2021, 03:15 pm CDT

11th Circuit upholds CDC freeze on evictions due to COVID-19
Jul 15, 2021, 02:55 pm CDT

Federal judiciary supports legislation to prevent access to judges’ information
Jul 15, 2021, 12:15 pm CDT

Britney Spears succeeds in move to hire own lawyer in conservatorship case
Jul 15, 2021, 09:40 am CDT

Abortion providers sue judicial officials over citizen-enforced Texas abortion law
Jul 15, 2021, 09:30 am CDT

Afternoon Briefs: Lee Merritt to run for Texas AG; Appeals court finds ban on handgun sales to adults under 21 unconstitutional
Jul 14, 2021, 04:15 pm CDT

Judge tosses Roy Moore’s $95M suit against comedian Sacha Baron Cohen
Jul 14, 2021, 02:45 pm CDT

Wisconsin judge suspended for ‘undignified’ speech, showing off handgun
Jul 14, 2021, 10:10 am CDT

Judge mulls possible sanctions for Trump lawyers behind Michigan election lawsuit
Jul 13, 2021, 04:45 pm CDT

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