1999 Law and the Media: Striking a Balance for the Future

Held: November 5, 1999, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Vanderbilt Hall Greenberg Lounge 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

Opening Remarks

John Sexton, Dean, New York University School of Law
David Grossman, Symposium Editor, NYU Annual Survey of American Law
Elizabeth Klein, Symposium Editor, NYU Annual Survey of American Law

Panel 1: News Gathering and Privacy Rights

Amy Adler (moderator), Assistant Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Edwin Chemerinsky, Sydney M. Irmas Professor of Public Interest Law, Legal Ethics and Political Science, University of Southern California
Kevin Goering, Partner, Coudert Brothers
Richard Masur, President, Screen Actor’s Guild
Nathan Siegel, General Attorney, Litigation and Employment Practices, ABC, Inc.

Panel 2: Media and Law Enforcement

Adam Liptak, Senior Counsel, The New York Times
Alan Vinegrad (’84), Assistant US Attorney, Eastern District of New York
Benjamin Weiser, Reporter, The New York Times

Panel 3: Media Concentration and Democracy

Nancy Northup (moderator), Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Donald W. Hawthorne, Adjunct Professor, Cardozo School of Law, Associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Burt Neuborne, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Christopher Bogart, Deputy General Counsel, Time-Warner Inc.

Closing Remarks

Diane Bui, Editor-in-Chief, NYU Annual Survey of American Law