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Gutterman serves as moderator, panelist at national conferences
Roy S. Gutterman, director of the Carnegie Legal Reporting Program at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, was a recent panelist at the Harvard Law Review spring forum, speaking on legal journalism. The other panelists were Jeffrey Rosen, George Washington University law professor and legal affairs writer for The New Republic; Dahlia Lithwick, Supreme Court reporter for Slate; and moderator Noah Feldman, Harvard law professor.
Additionally, Gutterman moderated a panel, “Anonymity, Liability and Accountability: Emerging First Amendment Issues in Cyberspace,” for the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) regional conference in New York City, and he was also a distinguished speaker at the National Conference of Law Reviews in Fort Worth, Tex.
A graduate of the Newhouse school, Gutterman teaches courses in media and communications law and news writing to undergraduate and graduate students. After graduating from Newhouse, Gutterman worked as a reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, covering local and state government, crime, legal issues and general news. Gutterman also graduated from Syracuse University’s College of Law where he served as editor in chief of the law review. After law school, he clerked for a New Jersey Superior Court judge and practiced business and general litigation.
Gutterman has written and spoken on media law, legal education and writing issues. His book, “L.Rev: the Law Review Experience in American Legal Education” (Academica Press 2002) is in law school libraries around the world.