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Silha Center Briefs, Comments, Statements and Publications

Amici Brief for Jerry L. Moore vs. John Hoff a/k/a Johnny Northside (PDF)

Publications in Media Ethics - compiled and annotated by Clifford Christians and Vernon Jensen (PDF)

Amicus Brief in support of Laura Riccardi and Synthesis Films(PDF)

Statement by Prof. Jane Kirtley, Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law and Director of the Silha Center, regarding the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence review of unauthorized disclosures of classified information and the related May 26, 2006 public committee hearing on the media (PDF)

Comments of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law on the Proposed Local Rules of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island (PDF)

Transcript of the 2004 Silha Lecture, "High hopes and dire warnings: In search of a credo for today's journalist," featuring Geneva Overholser (PDF)

Comments of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law on the Proposed Rules of Public Access to Records of the Judicial Branch (PDF)

Comments on the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Transportation Interim Final Rule on the Protection of Sensitive Security Information (PDF)

Amicus Brief - Center for National Security Studies v. U.S. Department of Justice (PDF)

Criminal Defamation: An "Instrument of Destruction" (PDF)

Comments on the Preliminary Recommendations of the Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Public Access to Records (PDF)

Amicus Brief - McKevitt v. Pallasch, et al. (PDF)

Amicus Brief - Office of Independent Counsel v. Allan J. Favish (PDF)

Amicus Brief - Universal City Studios v. Reimerdes (PDF)

Comments of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law on Privacy and Public Access to Electronic Case Files (PDF)

Comments of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law on the Draft Model Policy on Public Access to Court Records (PDF)

Amicus Brief - DVD Copy Control Association, Inc. v. Bunner (PDF)

Comments of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law on the Proposed Amendment to Local Rule 5.03 (PDF)

Brief in Support of Certiorari - NIKE, INC., et al. v. MARC KASKY (PDF)

Amicus Brief - Richard Weinberger v. Independent School District No. 622, et al. v. Maplewood Review, et al. (PDF)

Silha Center adds name to "Statement of Principles" journalism coalition seeking open and independent reporting of military campaigns:

Press Release

Full text of Statement

Comments of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law - RE: Department of Homeland Security Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Procedures Interim Final Rule (PDF)

Brief of the Merits - NIKE, INC., et al. v. MARC KASKY (PDF)

Comments of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law (PDF)
RE: Draft Recommendation of the right of reply in the on-line media.
Dated March 21, 2003

Comments of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law (PDF)
RE: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Procedures for Handling Critical Infrastructure Information.
Dated June 12, 2003

Amicus Brief of the Student Press Law Center and the Silha Center in Support of Plaintiffs - Appellants Thomas Mink and The Howling Pig (PDF)