Institute for Communications Law Studies

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The Institute for Communications Law Studies
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Established 1981
Director Donna Gregg
Location Washington, D.C., US
Website http://www.law.edu/clinics/institutes/cli.cfm

The Institute for Communications Law Studies, also known as the Communications Law Institute or CLI, is one of six institutes for specialized study within the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C. The Institute for Communications Law Studies specifically focuses on the areas telecommunications, technology, and media law and policy.[1]

History[edit]

The Institute for Communications Law Studies was established in 1981 by Catholic University of America Law Professor Harvey Zuckman.[2][3]

Director[edit]

The current director of the Institute for Communications Law Studies is Professor Donna Gregg. Professor Gregg is a former senior policy adviser to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and former chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau.[4]

Campus[edit]

The Institute for Communications Law Studies is located within the Columbus School of Law.

Curriculum[edit]

In addition to their normal legal coursework, Juris Doctor candidates in the Institute for Communications Law Studies receive a certificate in communications law studies after completing a curriculum in communications law and related subjects along with three externships in the communications law field.[5]

Co-curricular activities[edit]

There are several communications law related co-curricular activities at the Columbus School of Law including the CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Policy, a team that competes in the National Communications Moot Court Competition, and the CUA Communications Law Students Association.[6]

Symposia[edit]

The Institute for Communications Law Studies co-sponsors an annual communications law symposium with CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Policy.[7][8]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

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