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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Call For Papers: Reynolds Courts and Media Law Journal

From Eric P. Robinson, Esq., Deputy Director, Donald W. Reynolds National Center for the Courts and Media

CALL FOR PAPERS

With the support of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Courts and Media, based at National Judicial College and the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, is pleased to announce the creation of the

Reynolds Courts and Media Law Journal

We will begin publishing in 2011, and are seeking legal and scholarly articles on the interaction of the courts and the media, and the impact and implications of this interaction.  Examples of possible article topics include, but are not limited to:

 *   Media access to court proceedings (including cameras, new media in the courtroom)

 *   Conflicts between First Amendment and Sixth Amendment principles and values

 *   Impact of social and new media on court proceedings

 *   Process and implications of online access to court records and proceedings

 *   Analysis of specific examples and cases of court-media conflict situations

Judges, attorneys, journalists and professors are invited to submit (via e-mail) ideas, proposals or drafts for articles of up to 30,000 words (including text and footnotes).  The journal will be published in print and online.

Electronic submissions in Microsoft Word format strongly preferred. Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) or Blue Book legal citation format is preferred; other social science citation formats are also accepted, but citations must be in footnotes, not endnotes or parentheticals.

Submissions, ideas and questions should be sent to courtsandmedia@unr.edu.

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