ABA Journal

Matt Reynolds

Legal Affairs Writer


Matt Reynolds, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2020. His work has also appeared in Chicago magazine, Narratively, USA Today and MarketWatch. He covered several criminal and civil trials in Los Angeles for Courthouse News Service, including the Grim Sleeper serial murders and the Blurred Lines copyright case. In 2019, he graduated with a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications.

Recent Articles

As omicron COVID-19 cases surge, several courts pause jury trials
Jan 6, 2022, 11:59 am CST

Judge gives ‘Nirvana Baby’ ‘one last opportunity’ to revive lawsuit over child porn, trafficking claims
Jan 5, 2022, 12:39 pm CST

For some civil rights lawyers, police body camera video can be hard to come by
Dec 1, 2021, 02:00 am CST

Lawyers call on members of the profession to defend voting rights
Nov 22, 2021, 08:57 am CST

Do face coverings help or hinder defendants?
Nov 16, 2021, 08:56 am CST

Can real estate disclosure laws protect buyers from the supernatural?
Oct 28, 2021, 02:47 pm CDT

ABA internship for law students with disabilities spurs young lawyer’s work at IT company
Oct 5, 2021, 11:40 am CDT

As more courts use facility dogs, some defense lawyers object
Oct 1, 2021, 02:50 am CDT

Human rights abuses at boarding schools for Native American children must be examined, ABA House says
Oct 1, 2021, 01:10 am CDT

ABA House calls for end to private prison contracts
Oct 1, 2021, 12:40 am CDT

Republican-led states sue Biden administration over protections for transgender students and workers
Sep 1, 2021, 10:12 am CDT

This law firm says it’s mobilizing to help clients in the wake of Hurricane Ida
Aug 31, 2021, 03:13 pm CDT

Abortion providers ask Supreme Court to block Texas heartbeat law from taking effect
Aug 30, 2021, 03:14 pm CDT

Private prisons are a failed experiment with ‘perverse and immoral incentives,’ ABA House says in calling for their end
Aug 10, 2021, 11:55 am CDT

Congress should study slavery reparations and address racial disparities in incarceration, ABA House says
Aug 10, 2021, 10:21 am CDT

Human rights violations at American Indian boarding schools must be investigated, ABA House says
Aug 10, 2021, 09:30 am CDT

Governments should adopt the ABA’s best practices recommendations for police body-worn cameras, ABA House says
Aug 9, 2021, 04:42 pm CDT

Judicial portraits and Confederate monuments stir debate on bias in the justice system
Aug 1, 2021, 01:40 am CDT

LA district attorney’s past drives his push forward for reform
Jul 28, 2021, 09:08 am CDT

Lawyers’ group helps ease path to citizenship for low-income New Yorkers with interest-free loans
Jul 12, 2021, 09:00 am CDT

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