Jane Kirtley

College of Liberal Arts, Law
  • Portrait Image: 
    Photo of Professor Jane Kirtley
  • Job Title: 
    Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law at the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Director of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law, affiliated faculty member at the Law School.
  • Department: 
    School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Law School
  • College/Organization: 
    CLA, Law School
  • Contact Phone: 
    612-625-9038

Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise: 
  • Constitutional law
  • EU data protection
  • First Amendment
  • Free speech
  • Freedom of information
  • Freedom of the press
  • Information privacy
  • Media ethics
  • Media law
  • Media/military relations
  • National security

Notable Achievements

Notable Achievements: 
  • AEJMC Newspaper Division Distinguished Service Award
  • John Peter Zenger Award
  • National FOIA Hall of Fame
  • Seventy-Fifth Cleveland Marshall Fund Visiting Scholar, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Oct. 15, 2002 - Oct. 17, 2002
  • First Amendment Fellow, National Press Club, 2000 -
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, Suffolk University Law School, January 2004 - May 2004
  • Edith Wortman First Amendment Award, Matrix Foundation, Association for Women in Communication