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Contributing Author Profile: Amy Gajda

Amy Gajda is currently an Associate Professor of Law at Tulane University Law School and is internationally recognized for her expertise in the areas of information privacy, media law, torts, and higher education law. In 2013 she was awarded the Felix Frankfurter Award for Distinguished Teaching, Tulane University Law School’s highest teaching honor. She has chaired the Association of American Law Schools’ Sections on Mass Communication and Defamation and Privacy. Ms. Gadja also led the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Law and Policy Division.

Prior to pursuing her law degree, Ms. Gadja worked as an award-winning television journalist and news anchor. She then went on to practice law in Washington, D.C. before beginning her teaching career.

Ms. Gadja’s works have been published in The New York Times, as well as a number of legal journals. She has also authored two books, The First Amendment Bubble: How Privacy and Paparazzi Threaten a Free Press, published in 2015, and The Trials of Academe, published in 2009. Her research interests focus on the intersection of social law and journalism.

The New England Law Review is proud and honored to feature Amy Gajda as our keynote speaker, and her book The First Amendment Bubble: How Privacy and Paparazzi Threaten a Free Press at our 2016 Spring Book Symposium.

Contributing Editor: Shannon Boyne

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