Press cases & resources

Wednesday, October 30, 2002


Bartnicki v. Vopper, 532 U.S. 514 (2001)
Reno v. ACLU, 521 U.S. 844 (1997)
Turner Broadcasting v. FCC, 512 U.S. 622 (1994)
Cohen v. Cowles Media Co.,501 U.S. 663 (1991)
Milkovich v. Lorain Journal Co., 497 U.S. 1 (1990)
Smith v. Daily Mail Publishing Co., 443 U.S. 97 (1979)
Herbert v. Lando, 441 U.S. 153 (1979)
First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti,435 U.S. 765 (1978)
Zurcher v. Stanford Daily, 436 U.S. 547 (1978)
Cox Broadcasting Corp. v. Cohn, 420 U.S. 469 (1975)
Miami Herald Publishing Co. v. Tornillo, 418 U.S. 241 (1974)
Branzburg v. Hayes, 408 U.S. 665 (1972)
New York Times Co. v. United States, 403 U.S. 713 (1971)
Red Lion Broadcasting v. FCC, 395 U.S. 367 (1969)
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964)
Grosjean v. American Press, 297 U.S. 233 (1936)
Near v. Minnesota,283 U.S. 697 (1931)

Dienes, C. Thomas, Levine, Lee, and Lind, Robert, Newsgathering and the Law (2d ed. 1999), pp. 757-63)
Doppelt, Jack C. and Phillip A. Montalvo, First Amendment Handbook: Access to Courts and Documents, 2001
Farish, Leah, The First Amendment: Freedom of Speech, Religion, and the Press, Springfield, N.J.: Enslow Publishers, 1998
Kaplar, Richard T., Media Institute: First Amendment Advisory Council, Washington, D.C.: Media Institute, 1997
Levy, Leonard, Emergence of a Free Press (Oxford Univ. Press, 1985)
Sanford, Bruce W., Libel & Privacy (2d ed.), Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall Law & Business, 1991
Van Alstyne, William W., First Amendment: Cases and Materials. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1995
Yalof, David Alistair, The First Amendment and the Media in the Court of Public Opinion, Cambridge, Mass., New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001

Cole, Tijani R., “The Courts and the Media Bench Book,” 35 New Eng.L.Rev. 853 (2001)
Fargo, Anthony L., “The Journalist’s Privilege for Nonconfidential Information in States without Shield Laws,” 7 Comp.Lab.L. & Policy J. 241 (2002)
Hafetz, Frederick P., “Gag Orders: Legal and Practical Issues Confronting the Media,” 605 PLI/Pat 239 (2000)
Lambe, Jennifer L., “Dimensions of Censorship: Reconceptualizing Public Willingness to Censor,” 7 Comp.Lab.L. & Policy J. 187 (2002)
Miller, Jennifer J., “Cameras in Courtrooms: The Lens of the Public Eye on our System of Justice,” 13 MAR S.C. Law 25 (2002)
Nelon, Robert D., “The Peculiar Case of State v. Terry Lynn Nichols: Are Television Cameras Really Banned From Oklahoma Criminal Proceedings?,” 3 Vand.J.Ent.L. & Prac. 4 (2001)
Steinfield, Joseph D., “Recent Developments in the Law of Access,” 680 PLI/Pat 7 (2001)
Stewart, Potter, “‘Or of the Press,’” 26 Hastings L.J. 639 (1975)
Yuan, Loretta S., “Gag Orders and the Ultimate Sanction,” 18 Loy.L.A.Ent.L.J. 629 (1998)

Radio-Television News Directors Association
Media Institute
Illinois First Amendment Center
American Association for Justice
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press