Deanna Paul

Washington, D.C.

Education: Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, MS in Journalism; Fordham Law School, JD; University of Pennsylvania, BS in History

Deanna Paul, a former New York City prosecutor, covered New York courts and law enforcement for the Wall Street Journal. She left The Post in January 2020.
Latest from Deanna Paul

When my father went to prison, I wrote him off. We found a way back together.

First, I missed him. Then, I resented him. It wounded us both.

June 18, 2020

The challenges in the highly anticipated Harvey Weinstein trial, which starts today

Weinstein's fall from grace ushered in a global movement for which he remains a symbol. Although #MeToo looms, attorneys say the only thing that should matter is the evidence presented during the trial.

January 6, 2020

Colleges want freshmen to use mental health apps. But are they risking students’ privacy?

Experts attribute the growth of wellness apps on college campuses to digital-savvy millennials. Yet students may be giving up more information than they realize.

January 2, 2020

Hanukkah stabbing suspect searched ‘why did Hitler hate the Jews,’ prosecutors say

The discoveries detailed by an FBI agent would bring Thomas to court Monday on federal hate-crime charges, a day after he was charged with attempted murder.

December 31, 2019

Texas law protecting armed churchgoers debated after congregant kills gunman at Sunday service

The state legislature passed a measure allowing armed volunteers in places of worship after a 2017 shooting left 26 people dead at a Texas church.

December 30, 2019

Child who died on Delta flight is 10-year-old girl from Canada

Paramedics worked aggressively to try to save the young girl, but they were unsuccessful.

December 28, 2019

Is revenge porn protected speech? Lawyers weigh in, and hope for a Supreme Court ruling

Individuals charged under several states' revenge porn laws are calling the statutes unconstitutional restrictions of free speech.

December 26, 2019

Sen. Lisa Murkowski ‘disturbed’ by McConnell’s vow of ‘total coordination’ with White House over impeachment

Sen. Murkowski told NBC affiliate KTUU that she believes there should be distance between the Senate, which will serve as the jury for Trump’s impeachment trial, and the White House.

December 25, 2019

Massive Christmas Eve fire destroys 120 homes in a seaside Chilean town

The mayor of Valparaiso declared a state of emergency early Wednesday and said the fire may have been set intentionally.

December 25, 2019

Former model sues Harvey Weinstein, alleging he sexually abused her when she was 16

In a suit filed under the Child Victims Act, Kaja Sokola accused the Hollywood producer of forcing her to touch his genitals when she was a teen.

December 19, 2019