Dan Abrams uses his expertise to shed some legal light on the news of the day. No one covers the big trials or the big issues like Dan Abrams. The Abrams Report is all about understanding the war on terror, human rights, and human rights by gaining the perspective of an anchor who can make sense of the complexities of the law. In the post 9-11 world, The Abrams Report has distinguished itself as the broadcast of record on justice, and it is a frequent stop for some of the best legal minds in the nation.
About Dan Abrams
Dan Abrams anchors 'The Abrams Report' on MSNBC TV. He also covers legal stories for NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, Today, and Dateline NBC.
Abrams joined News as a general assignment correspondent based in New York in 1997. A former Court TV reporter and anchor, Abrams has continued his legal reporting at NBC News. He has covered a number of high-profile trials, including the Bush v. Gore post-election legal battles, President Clinton’s impeachment trial, the Oklahoma City Bombing Trials and Appeals, Susan McDougal’s trial, the JonBenet Ramsey Investigation and the Elian Gonzales legal battles.
Prior to joining NBC News, Abrams served as an anchor and reporter for Court TV since 1992. During his tenure, he covered the O.J. Simpson murder trial from Los Angeles, the Timothy McVeigh trial from Denver, the International War Crimes trial from The Hague, Netherlands, and the assisted-suicide trials of Dr. Jack Kevorkian from Detroit and Pontiac, Michigan.
In addition to his reporting duties, Abrams was a daytime anchor for Court TV and anchored the weekly program “Teen Court TV.” Abrams served as an NBC News consultant reporting on the O.J. Simpson murder and civil trials with regular appearances on “NBC Nightly News,” “Today” and “Dateline NBC” since 1995.
An accomplished writer, Abrams has published articles in The New York Times, The Nation, USA Today, The American Lawyer, George and the Yale Law and Policy Review.
A 1988 cum laude graduate of Duke University in Durham, N.C., Abrams received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He received his law degree from Columbia University in 1992.