Rebecca Davis-O’Brien

Journalist (New York)
Reporter for The Wall Street Journal, covering criminal justice and courts in and around NYC.

Links: @rebeccadobrien | Link to bio | (Current as of: April 6, 2015)

Rebecca Davis O’Brien covers courts and criminal justice for The Wall Street Journal. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Ms. O’Brien graduated from Harvard College.

Before joining the Journal’s Greater New York staff in 2014, she worked at The Record, in Bergen County, N.J., where she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Local Reporting in 2014 for her coverage of heroin addiction and drug trafficking in northern New Jersey.


News Story

City Produces Millions of Documents for Federal Probe of Public Housing

Rebecca Davis-O’Brien, Josh Dawsey
Wall Street Journal (WSJ)
March 18, 2016
City officials have turned over millions of documents to the federal prosecutors who are conducting a broad investigation into health and safety conditions at New York City Housing Authority buildings and at homeless shelters.

News Story

New York Officials Push Right to Counsel in Civil Cases

Rebecca Davis-O’Brien
Wall Street Journal (WSJ)
April 5, 2015
New York officials are seeking to increase funding to provide poor people with free legal services in civil proceedings such as eviction and immigration matters

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