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

ABA is ‘deeply concerned’ by China’s new security law, saying it violates agreement with Hong Kong
Jul 1, 2020, 03:54 pm CDT

Small businesses have COVID-19 questions, and the legal profession is working to answer them
Jun 29, 2020, 12:40 pm CDT

Trump can’t transfer military funds to build border wall, 9th Circuit rules
Jun 26, 2020, 03:26 pm CDT

Judge requests reduced charge for man who slapped his hand over face mask order, DA says
Jun 26, 2020, 02:40 pm CDT

Police union sues state attorney general over plans to publish names of disciplined cops
Jun 26, 2020, 12:50 pm CDT

Judges in 3 states testify in favor of continued use of remote proceedings post-COVID-19
Jun 26, 2020, 11:59 am CDT

2-year suspension recommended for lawyer over ‘aggressive tactics and relentless vindictiveness’
Jun 26, 2020, 10:25 am CDT

Former BigLaw lawyer can start the process to return to practice after prison sentence, state supreme court says
Jun 26, 2020, 09:49 am CDT

2020 ABA Medal goes to William Neukom, founder of the World Justice Project
Jun 25, 2020, 03:41 pm CDT

Privatized services and onerous fees hurt public confidence in the justice system, ABA report says
Jun 24, 2020, 03:20 pm CDT

ABA commemorates Juneteenth with program exploring racial inequities
Jun 18, 2020, 11:55 am CDT

ABA commission gets behind movement to open homeless courts across the country
Jun 16, 2020, 08:30 am CDT

Supreme Court’s failure to determine ‘irreparable corruption’ in juvenile case risks ignoring precedent, ABA says in brief
Jun 15, 2020, 12:27 pm CDT

Afternoon Briefs: Judge admonishes state AG for ignored voting order; court upholds law school’s $2.6M settlement
Jun 12, 2020, 04:14 pm CDT

Immigration firm seeks over $1M in damages from former lawyer for ‘deceitful and dishonest behavior’
Jun 12, 2020, 02:38 pm CDT

Bipartisan group of attorneys calls on AG Barr to resign over Lafayette Square actions
Jun 12, 2020, 11:57 am CDT

Law student’s admission is revoked over ‘racially offensive behavior’ on social media
Jun 12, 2020, 11:32 am CDT

Trump administration attempts to further restrict asylum-seekers through new rule
Jun 12, 2020, 10:42 am CDT

Most law firms will shorten their summer programs and switch to virtual format, NALP study says
Jun 12, 2020, 09:46 am CDT

Afternoon Briefs: Judicial council halts statewide COVID-19 bail schedule; Amazon pauses police use of facial recognition tech
Jun 11, 2020, 04:49 pm CDT

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