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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

Missing Benchmarks: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are still underrepresented in the judiciary
Apr 1, 2024, 03:30 am CDT

Labor attorney uses art and law to draw attention to workers’ rights
Apr 1, 2024, 12:30 am CDT

ABA member dues will be raised for the first time since 2015
Apr 1, 2024, 12:20 am CDT

Nina Olson has devoted her career to protecting taxpayer rights
Mar 28, 2024, 02:55 pm CDT

ABA calls on Biden administration to protect asylum-seekers
Mar 7, 2024, 09:07 am CST

Longtime civil rights advocate Emmet Bondurant will receive this year’s ABA Medal
Feb 27, 2024, 10:11 am CST

Above the Line Network launches for lawyers who work with middle-class clients
Feb 22, 2024, 08:47 am CST

Should a bar license function like a driver’s license? Advocates say multi-jurisdictional practice rules should change
Feb 16, 2024, 05:35 pm CST

What do attorneys have to know about emojis in evidence?
Feb 16, 2024, 01:32 pm CST

Do state abortion bans conflict with federal Medicare funding law? Delegates take a position
Feb 5, 2024, 06:03 pm CST

‘Prisons Are Often Horrible Places’: How can Death in Custody Reporting Act be better enforced?
Feb 5, 2024, 05:34 pm CST

New dues rates for ABA members announced
Feb 5, 2024, 04:35 pm CST

Rohingya human rights must be protected, ABA House urges
Feb 5, 2024, 01:45 pm CST

Amber Alert system is not working for missing Native Americans, but there may be fixes
Feb 5, 2024, 01:40 pm CST

Extra protections are needed for youths navigating immigration system, ABA House says
Feb 5, 2024, 11:00 am CST

GC Fatheree III uses real estate law skills for history-making pro bono cases
Feb 1, 2024, 12:30 am CST

Meet Alpha Brady, the new ABA executive director
Feb 1, 2024, 12:20 am CST

Helping Hand: Generative AI already is making an impact on legal research and writing
Feb 1, 2024, 12:03 am CST

Bridging the Gap: Lawyers trying to increase access to justice see promise in generative AI
Feb 1, 2024, 12:02 am CST

2024 ABA Midyear Meeting kicks off in Kentucky
Jan 31, 2024, 08:44 am CST

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