"Kansas Enacts Shield Law by Wide Margin," MediaLawLetter, Media Law Resource Center (April 2010, pp. 13-14); "Press Freedom and Fair Trials in Kansas: How Media and the Courts Have Struggled to Resolve Competing Claims of Constitutional Rights," 57 University of Kansas Law Review 1075 (2009); "Liability Risks Associated with Criminals' Publicity Demands," "That's My Picture! Don't Use It! Photos, Publicity Rights and the First Amendment" and "Scoping Out Change: The Future of Media and the Law," in Media, Privacy and Defamation Law Committee News, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois (Spring/Summer 2006, Winter 2007 and Spring 2007, respectively); "Judges as Newsmakers," paper for a program titled "Courts and the Media 101," National Association of Women Judges, Las Vegas, Nevada (2006); "Constitutionalizing Moral Conduct and Press Freedom: A Kansas Legacy," paper presentation, Southwest Popular Culture Association, Albuquerque, N.M. (2002); "Free Press-Fair Trial: Is the Conflict Necessary?," presentations during a seminar series in four Kansas cities, sponsored by the state Supreme Court (1996); "The Focus of Media Studies," a panel presentation during a symposium, "Media Studies at the Millennium," at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center, Columbia University in New York, New York (1991); "Kansas Legislators and the Kansas Capitol Press Corps: Good News and Bad," in "Politics and Government in Kansas, Selected Essays" Capitol Complex Center, Topeka, Kansas (1989) (originally a monograph used in a Kansas legislative development program).
Media and the law, the First and Sixth Amendments, tort reform.
J.D., B.A., Iowa, 1971, 1968.
Assistant Professor, Journalism, University of Kansas (1979-85); Research Fellow in Residence, Gannett Center (later Freedom Forum) for Media Studies, Columbia University, New York, N.Y. (1985-86); Associate Professor (1985-92), Professor (1992-97) and Dean (1987-97), Journalism, University of Kansas; summer Knight International Press Fellow, University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica (1996, supported by the International Center for Journalists in Washington, D.C.); Visiting Professor, Law, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Fall 2007); Professor, Law, University of Kansas (1997-present).
Kansas Bar Association; Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Intellectual Property Law Association; American Inns of Court.