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Books, Articles & Commentaries

The following list provides a sampling of recent publications by LSKS attorneys.

A Little Birdie Told Me, “You’re a Crook”: Libel in the Twittersphere and Beyond, by Matt Kelley and Steven Zansberg, in Communications Lawyer (March 2014)

The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan’s Fight to Preserve the Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan (American Bar Association 2014), by Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel 

The Drones Are Coming … And For Now We Should Get Out Of Their Way, by Mike Berry, in The Pennsylvania Lawyer (March/April 2014)

Protections for Anonymous Online Speech, by Ashley I. Kissinger, Katharine Larsen, and Matthew Kelley, Communications Law in the Digital Age (Practising Law Institute Nov. 2013)

Internet Law Developments, by Steve Zansberg, Ashley Kissinger, Katharine Larsen, and Matt Kelley, in Recent Developments in Media, Privacy, and Defamation Law (ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal Fall 2013)

“What Is Your Exposure for Information Posted to Your Website, Blog, or Social Media Page by Third Parties?,” by Steve D. Zansberg, in Internet Publishing: Perils and Practices (John Borger & Steve D. Zansberg eds., ABA Forum on Communications Law 2013)

“Where Can a Lawsuit Be Brought Against You for Information Posted to Your Web Site, Blog, or Social Media Page?,” by Alia Smith and Amba Datta, in Internet Publishing: Perils and Practices (John Borger & Steve D. Zansberg eds., ABA Forum on Communications Law 2013)

Literary License(s)? Why the First Amendment Protects Fiction and What This Means for Video Games, by Patrick Kabat, Media Law Resource Center Bulletin (Dec. 2013)

The Landmark That Wasn’t: A First Amendment Play In Five Acts, by Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel, 88 University of Washington Law Review 1 (2013)

Transparency Out of Tragedy, by Steven D. Zansberg, Newsletter of the ABA Litigation Section's First Amendment & Media Litigation Committee (Fall 2012/Winter 2013)

Courts Extend Twombly and Iqbal Standard to Actual Malice Pleading, by Chad R. Bowman and Shaina  D. Jones, Newsletter of the ABA Litigation Section's First Amendment & Media Litigation Committee (Fall 2012/Winter 2013)

Europe’s “Right to Be Forgotten” Regulation May Restrict Free Speech, by Katharine Larsen, Newsletter of the ABA Litigation Section's First Amendment & Media Litigation Committee (Fall 2012/Winter 2013)

Internet Law Developments 2012, by Steven D. Zansberg, Ashley Kissinger and Katharine Larsen, in Recent Developments in Media, Privacy, and Defamation Law, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal (Fall 2012)

National Security Law in the News: A Guide for Journalists, Scholars and Policymakers, by Lee Levine and Julia C. Atcherley (ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security and Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern Univ. 2012)

The First Amendment, The Courts, and “Picking Winners”, by Paul J. Safier and Judge Thomas L. Ambro, 87 University of Washington Law Review 397 (2012)

The Making of Modern Libel Law: A Glimpse Behind the Scenes, by Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel, Communications Lawyer, June 2012

Guantánamo Trials Should Be Open, by David A. Schulz, New York Times, April 18, 2012

Pennsylvania's Right to Know Law Protects The Crooks, Not The People, by Michael Berry, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 11, 2012

Newsgathering and the Law, by Lee Levine, Robert C. Lind, Seth D. Berlin, and C. Thomas Dienes (Lexis Law Publishing 4th ed. 2011)

Protections for Anonymous Online Speech, by Ashley Kissinger and Katharine Larsen, Communications Law in the Digital Age (Practising Law Institute Nov. 2011)

Paterno's Legacy also Includes Being a Lightning Rod for Government Transparency, by Michael Berry, The Patriot-News, Nov. 20, 2011

Privacy Expectations in Online Social Media—An Emerging Generational Divide?, by Steven D. Zansberg and Janna Fischer, Communications Lawyer, November 2011

"The Assange Effect": WikiLeaks, The Espionage Act and the Fourth Estate, by Shaina Jones and Jay Ward Brown, 2011 MLRC Bulletin 2 (Aug. 2011)

Expanded Media Coverage in Colorado Courts, by Steve Zansberg, 40 Colorado Lawyer 39 (Sept. 2011) (with R. Verner)

The Internet: Anonymous Speakers to the Single-Publication Rule, by Steven D. Zansberg, Ashley I. Kissinger, and Katharine Larsen, Newsletter of the ABA Litigation Section's First Amendment Litigation Committee (Winter 2011)

Protections for Anonymous Online Speech, by Ashley I. Kissinger and Katharine Larsen, Communications Law in the Digital Age (Practising Law Institute 2010)

The Right to Know and The Constitutional Right to Privacy, by Michael Berry, The Legal Intelligencer, Sept. 23, 2009

Shielding Jane and John: Can the Media Protect Anonymous Online Speech?, by Ashley I. Kissinger and Katharine Larsen, Communications Lawyer, July 2009

Facebook and Legal Risk, by LSKS, Knight Citizen News Network, June 19, 2009

Litigating Facsimile Advertising, by Chad R. Bowman, Communications Lawyer, November 2008

Keep the Door Open: Weak Sunshine Act Leaves Public in Dark, by Michael Berry, The Patriot-News, Nov. 30, 2008

Teach Your Children: High School Students and the First Amendment, by Seth D. Berlin and Sinclair Stafford, Communications Lawyer, Summer 2008

Media and the Law, by Lee Levine and David Kohler (Matthew Bender 2008)

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