RONNELL ANDERSEN JONES portrait
  • Lee E. Teitelbaum Professor of Law, College Of Law
  • Affiliated Fellow, Yale Law School Information Society Project
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Publications

  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). Recent Developments in Social Media Law (with Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky), in Communications Law in the Digital Age (Practising Law Institute). Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). Recent Developments in Social Media Law (with Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky), in Communications Law in the Digital Age (Practising Law Institute). Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). Notable First Amendment Cases 2017-2018, in Communications Law in the Digital Age. Practising Law Institute. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). New York Times v. Sullivan, in Privacy Rights in the Digital Age (Christopher Anglim ed.). Accepted, .
  • RoNnell Anderson Jones (date unknown). War Rhetoric and Disaster Transparency (with Lisa Grow Sun), in Risk Analysis of Natural Hazards 199 (Paolo Gardoni et. al. eds.). Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). Media Politicization of the United States Supreme Court: A Case Study, Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Volume 4, No. 4, Law in the Age of Media Logic. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Andersen Jones (date unknown). The U.S. Supreme Court’s Characterizations of the Press: An Empirical Study. North Carolina Law Review. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Andersen Jones (date unknown). Freedom of the Press in Post-Truthism America. Washington University Law Review. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). Enemy Construction and the Press. 49 Ariz. St. L. J. 1302. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). The Fragility of the Free American Press. 112 Northwestern Univ. L. Rev. 567. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Jones (date unknown). Clarence Thomas the Questioner, 111 Northwestern Univ. L. Rev. 197. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). Making an Enemy of the Press. 2017 U. Ill. L. Rev. Online: Trump 100 Days. Accepted, .
  • RonNell anderson Jones (date unknown). Justice Scalia and Fourth Estate Skepticism, 15 First Amend. L. Rev. 258 (symposium). Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). Of Reasonable Readers and Unreasonable Speakers: Libel Law in a Networked World, (with Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky), 23 Va. J. Soc. Pol'y & L. 155. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). What the Supreme Court Thinks of the Press and Why It Matters, 66 Alabama L. Rev. 235. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). The Dangers of Press Clause Dicta, 48 Georgia L. Rev. 706. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). Press Definition and the Religion Analogy, 2014 Harvard L. Rev. Forum 362. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). Rethinking Reporter’s Privilege, 111 Michigan Law Review 1221. Accepted, .
  • RonNell Anderson Jones (date unknown). Disaggregating Disasters (with Lisa Grow Sun), 60 UCLA Law Review 884. Accepted, .

Presentations

  • Invited Participant, Making an Enemy of the Press, University of Illinois Law Review Online Symposium, President Trump’s First 100 Days. , Presented, 2017.
  • Justice Gorsuch’s Dissent and the Viability of New York Times v. Sullivan, Media Law Resource Center panel (via Zoom) (with attorney Floyd Abrams). , Presented, 2021.
  • Should the Supreme Court reconsider New York Times v. Sullivan?, National Constitution Center Debate (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • Shortlisted: Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court, New Books Panel, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • The Disappearing Freedom of the Press, International Free Speech Discussion Forum, cohosted by the University of Alabama Law School, the University of Windsor Faculty of Law, and Johannes Gutenberg University Faculty of Law (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • Chilling Effects as Social Conformity, paper commentator, Privacy Law Scholars Conference (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • The Disappearing Freedom of the Press, plenary session, Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, Yale Law School (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • Defamation Lawsuits and the 2020 Election, First Amendment Watch, New York University (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • The Press and the Courts, Media Law Roundtable, Law and Society Association Annual Meeting (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • Stopping the Spread of Misinformation: First Amendment Considerations, New York State Bar Association Conference (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • Interpreting the Press Clause, conference on “The Crisis of the Press and Democracy: Saving the Press Function,” Yale Law School (via Zoom) (co-organizer and speaker). , Presented, 2021.
  • The President, the People, and Freedom of the Press, Bech-Loughlin First Amendment Center Lecture Series, University of Texas at Austin Law School (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • The U.S. Supreme Court’s Characterizations of the Press: An Empirical Study, University of Utah College of Law Faculty Workshop Series. , Presented, 2021.
  • The Disappearing Freedom of the Press, Rocky Mountain First Amendment Scholars Workshop (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • Twitter, Trump, and the First Amendment, Guest Lecture Series, Central Florida University (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • The Press and the Separation of Powers: The News Media’s Relationships with Public and Private Power Speaker, Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Section on Communication, Media & Information Law (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • The U.S. Supreme Court’s Characterizations of the Press, Faculty Legal Theory Workshop, University of Miami Law School (via Zoom). , Presented, 2021.
  • The United States Supreme Court’s Characterizations of the Press, Faculty Workshop Series, Duke University School of Law (via Zoom). , Presented, 2020.
  • The United States Supreme Court’s Characterizations of the Press, Academic Days on Open Government and Digital Issues, Universite Sorbonne Paris, France (via Zoom). , Presented, 2020.
  • Whistleblowing in and about the U.S. Government, Interdisciplinary Project on War and Security in Law, Culture and Society, Emory University School of Law (via Zoom). , Presented, 2020.
  • Article V and the Ratification Procedure, “Equal Protection and the Law: Title IX and the ERA,” University of Utah Women’s Law Caucus Event. , Presented, 2020.
  • The United States Supreme Court’s Characterizations of the Press, College of Law Faculty Workshop Series, Arizona State University (via Zoom). , Presented, 2020.
  • The United States Supreme Court’s Characterizations of the Press, Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, Yale Law School (via Zoom). , Presented, 2020.
  • Newsgathering in Troubled Times, Access & Accountability Conference, Yale Law School (via Zoom). , Presented, 2020.
  • Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. , Presented, 2020.
  • The United States Supreme Court’s Characterizations of the Press, International Association of Constitutional Law conference, “Free Speech in the 21st Century,” Ljubljana, Slovenia (via Zoom). , Presented, 2020.
  • Bots, Journalists, and New Questions for Media Law, “Free Speech in an Era of Artificial Intelligence,” Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting. , Presented, 2020.
  • Post-Truthism, the Press, and the Trump Years, Media Law Resource Center Constitutional Law Scholars Series, (with Erwin Chemerinsky, Geoffrey Stone, and Eugene Volokh). , Presented, 2020.
  • Freedom of the Press in Post-Truthism America, First Amendment Scholars Workshop, University of Colorado and University of Denver (via Zoom). , Presented, 2020.
  • Freedom of the Press in Post-Truthism America, University of Illinois Constitutional Law Colloquium (via Zoom). , Presented, 2020.
  • Emerging Threats to a Free Press, Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. , Presented, 2020.
  • Media- and Entertainment-Law Cases at the U.S. Supreme Court, annual symposium of the Media Law Resource Center and the Biederman Center on Media and Entertainment Law, Los Angeles, California. , Presented, 2020.
  • The United States Supreme Court’s Characterizations of the Press, Media & Intellectual Property Law Symposium, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia. , Presented, 2019.
  • The Press as Marketplace of Ideas Institution, symposium on “The Centennial of Justice Holmes’s Abrams Dissent,” Columbia Law School, New York City, NY. , Presented, 2019.
  • Justice Thomas and the Attack on New York Times v. Sullivan, Communications Law in the Digital Age, Practising Law Institute, New York City, NY, (with Adam Liptak, Floyd Abrams, Paul Smith, and Kathleen Sullivan). , Presented, 2019.
  • Post-Truthism and the Press Audience, law review symposium, “Not Your Father’s First Amendment,” Drexel University Law School, Philadelphia, Pa. , Presented, 2019.
  • News, Information, and Discussion of Matters of Public Concern in a Social Media Age, Utah Law Review Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2019.
  • Trump Administration Obstacles to Newsgathering, Access and Accountability Conference, Yale Law School. , Presented, 2019.
  • The Scope of the Second Amendment, moderator, 36th Annual Fordham Debate, University of Utah. , Presented, 2019.
  • Freedom of the Press in Post-Truthism America, Governance, Transparency and Privacy Colloquium, University of Denver Law School. , Presented, 2019.
  • Press Audiences and First Amendment Expectations, plenary panel, Utah State University Tanner First Amendment Symposium. , Presented, 2019.
  • The U.S. Supreme Court and Questions of Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law Lecture Series, Temple-Tsinghua Program, Beijing, China. , Presented, 2019.
  • Defamation, the Press, and the Standards of New York Times v. Sullivan, Dartmouth University Summer Debate Series. , Presented, 2019.
  • Freedom of the Press in Post-Truthism America, Free Speech Discussion Forum, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Law, Budapest, Hungary. , Presented, 2019.
  • Freedom of the Press in Post-Truthism America, Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, Yale Law School. , Presented, 2019.
  • Commenter/Presenter (with Vincent Blasi), On Character, Adaptation, and Checking: How Modern Theories Miss Much of What the Classic Arguments for Free Speech Have to Offer, Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, Yale Law School. , Presented, 2019.
  • Fifty Years After Brandenburg, American Bar Association Communications Law Forum, Miami Beach, FL. , Presented, 2019.
  • President Trump and Freedom of the Press, Association of American Law Schools Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Online Outrage and Social Media Backlash, Media Law Resource Center Annual Media & Entertainment Law Conference, the Tateuchi Democracy Forum at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy Los Angeles, CA. , Presented, 2019.
  • The Press and Listener’s Rights, Free Speech Discussion Forum, University of Louisville College of Law. , Presented, 2018.
  • First Amendment Developments, Communications Law in a Digital Age annual conference, New York City, NY. , Presented, 2018.
  • Journalism Under Fire, Access and Accountability Conference, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT. , Presented, 2018.
  • The Rising Distrust of Journalism in the Public, “Privacy, News and the Future of Freedom of the Press,” Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2018.
  • States and the Making of American Constitutional Law, commentator reviewing “51 Imperfect Solutions,” by Judge Jeffery S. Sutton, Federalist Society Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. , Presented, 2018.
  • Defining the Press in a Digital World, First Amendment Workshop, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. , Presented, 2018.
  • Disparagement and the First Amendment, Utah Bar Association Convention, Sun Valley, ID. , Presented, 2018.
  • MeToo and the Legal Academy, Women’s Leadership in Academia Conference, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. , Presented, 2018.
  • The Press and the Constitutional Expectation of Executive Counterspeech, Free Speech Discussion Forum, University of Luxembourg. , Presented, 2018.
  • The First Amendment in a Digital Age, Missouri-Hurley and Price-Sloan Symposium, National Press Club, Washington, D.C. , Presented, 2018.
  • Post-Truthism and the First Amendment, Yale Free Expression Scholars Conference, New Haven, Conn. , Presented, 2018.
  • Speaker, The Journalist’s Privilege for Confidential Sources: Revisiting Branzburg v. Hayes Forty-Five Years Later, National Communications Association Annual Convention, Dallas, Texas. , Presented, 2017.
  • Moderator and speaker, President Trump and the First Amendment, Southeastern Association of LawSchools Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, Florida. , Presented, 2017.
  • Speaker and panelist, First Amendment Forum University of Nevada School of Journalism, Reno, Nevada. , Presented, 2017.
  • Presenter, Enemy Construction and the Press, Yale Free Expression Scholars Conference, New Haven, Connecticut. , Presented, 2017.
  • Speaker, Plenary Session, The Fragility of the American Free Press, Yale Free Expression Scholars Conference, New Haven, Connecticut. , Presented, 2017.
  • Speaker, First Amendment Threats to the Press and What to Do About Them, Wisconsin Newspaper Association annual convention. , Presented, 2017.
  • Presenter, Justice Scalia and Fourth Estate Skepticism, Southeastern Association of Law Schools conference. , Presented, 2016.
  • Commentator, Reclaiming the Fourth Estate, Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, Yale Law School. , Presented, 2016.
  • Moderator, Cameras in the Courtroom, with Judge Richard Posner, Justice Don Willett, and Prof. Eugene Volokh, Georgia State University Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia. , Presented, 2016.
  • Senior Commenter, New Voices in Legislation and the Law of the Political Process, Association of American Law Schools annual meeting, New York, NY, January 2016. , Presented, 2016.
  • Keynote Speaker, Hot Topics in Social Media Law, Communications Law in a Digital Age conference, New York, NY. , Presented, 2015.
  • Speaker, Constitution Day Supreme Court Discussion, hosted by the William H. Rehnquist Center on the Constitutional Structures of Government, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. , Presented, 2015.
  • Speaker, Walker v. Sons of the Confederate Veterans: New Issues of Government Speech, Annual BYU Supreme Court Review, September 2015. , Presented, 2015.
  • Commentator, The Press: Then and Now, Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, Yale Law School. , Presented, 2015.
  • Organizer, moderator, panelist, Media Law in the Wake of Ferguson, roundtable, Annual Meeting of the Law & Society Association, Seattle, Washington, May 2015. , Presented, 2015.
  • Speaker, The Dangers of Press Clause Dicta, University of Georgia Law Review symposium, The Press and the Constitution 50 Years after New York Times v. Sullivan, Athens, Georgia. , Presented, 2014.
  • Invited Lecture, The U.S. Supreme Court and the Press, Distinguished Lecture Series, Beiderman Entertainment and Media Law Institute, Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California. , Presented, 2014.
  • Presenter, The Press, the Supreme Court, and the Constitution, the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States, Chicago-Kent College of Law. , Presented, 2014.
  • Presenter and panelist, Freedom of the Press, 50 Years After Sullivan, Harvard Law Review Symposium, Cambridge, Massachusetts. , Presented, 2014.
  • Speaker, What the Supreme Court Thinks of the Press and Why it Matters, Alabama Law Review Symposium, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. , Presented, 2014.
  • Moderator and Speaker, The U.S. Supreme Court and the Press: Tensions and Trends, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, New York, NY. , Presented, 2014.
  • Co-host and moderator, with Jack Balkin and Scott Shapiro of Yale Law School, the “Media Apocalypse” Zoomcast series, focused on the role of the press in democracy, 2020-21. Contributors included Martha Minow, Jameel Jaffer, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Emily Bell, Jay Rosen, Margaret Sullivan, Ben Smith, and Yochai Benkler. Other, Presented, 2021.
  • Roundtable Discussion, The Boundaries of Modern Press Protection, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Other, Presented, 2018.
  • Panelist, Courts in the Age of New Media, Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit, Long Beach, California. Panel, Presented, 2017.
  • Speaker and panelist, First Amendment, Communications Law in a Digital Age annual conference, New York City, NY. Panel, Presented, 2017.
  • Panelist, Newsgathering Rights, Access & Accountability Conference, Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut. Panel, Presented, 2017.
  • Panelist, Women at the U.S. Supreme Court: A Clerk Panel, Stanford Law School. Panel, Presented, 2017.
  • Speaker, Mass Communication Law: Democratizing Legal Information: The Promise and Pitfalls of Freely Circulating Law on the Internet, Section on Mass Communications Law panel for the Association of American Law Schools annual meeting. Panel, Presented, 2017.
  • Moderator and organizer, President Trump and Freedom of the Press, panel for the Association of American Law Schools annual meeting. Panel, Presented, 2017.
  • Panelist, Emerging issues of speech and press freedom on university campuses, Southeastern Association of Law Schools conference. Panel, Presented, 2016.
  • Panelist, What is Newsworthy and of Public Interest: A World View, Law & Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. Panel, Presented, 2016.
  • Panelist, Magna Carta and Freedom of Religion or Belief, St Hugh's College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England, June 2015. Panel, Presented, 2015.
  • Panelist, Fifty Years Later: Does Times v. Sullivan Make Sense in the Internet Era? Annual Meeting of the Law & Society Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Panel, Presented, 2014.