Robert A. Bertsche Assists Student Press Law Center File Friend-of-the-Court Brief

January 11, 2010

The Student Press Law Center filed a friend-of-the-court brief today on behalf of a coalition of journalism organizations supporting the right of student journalists at Northwestern University’s Medill Innocence Project to safeguard their notes, interview tapes and other confidential newsgathering materials under the Illinois Reporter’s Privilege Act. 

As noted in the article, the brief was "prepared with the assistance of SPLC volunteer attorney Robert Bertsche of Boston, a veteran First Amendment lawyer. "  Rob is a member of the Student Press Law Center’s Legal Advisory Board.

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