Annual Survey of American Law

Law and the Media: Striking a Balance for the Future

The NYU Annual Survey of American Law 1999 symposium took place on November 5, 1999, at Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, in Greenberg Lounge.

Program

8:30 Registration and Breakfast

9:00 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

9:15 Keynote Address

9:45 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.

11:15 Coffee

11:30 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

1:00 Lunch Break

2:30 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.

4:00pm: Closing Remarks


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