Recent Developments in Media, Privacy, and Defamation Law


The U.S. Supreme Court dominated this survey period, with decisions affecting media interests in privacy and access to information. Meanwhile, state and lower federal courts engaged in the serious jurisprudence involving celebrity, soccer balls, Serbian financiers, subpoenas and shield laws, canine software, and solicitations by fax blasts.

Topics include:

  • Privacy
  • Defamation
  • Internet Law Developments 2011
  • Access
  • Newsgathering
  • Reporters Privilege
  • Insurance

Reprinted with permission from Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Winter 2011 (46:2). © American Bar Association. This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or downloaded or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.

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