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Jane Elizabeth Kirtley, American law educator. Board directors Sigma Delta Chi Foundation, Indianapolis; Member of American Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Kirtley, Jane Elizabeth was born on November 7, 1953 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Daughter of William Raymond and Faye Marie (Price) Kirtley.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1975. Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, 1979.

Career

Associate Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle, Rochester, New York, 1979-1981, Washington, 1981-1984. Executive director Reporters Committee for Freedom of Press, Arlington, Virginia, 1985-1999. Silha professor media ethics & law School Journalism & Mass Communications University Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1999, member affiliated faculty Law School, since 2001.

Director Silha Center Study Media Ethics and Law, Minneapolis, since 2000. Member adjunct faculty American University School Communications, 1988—1998. Member affiliated law faculty University Minnesota, since 2001.

Distinguished visiting professor Suffolk University Law School, 2004.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1980, District of Columbia 1982, Virginia 1995, United States District Court (western district) New York 1980, United States District Court District of Columbia 1982, United States Court Claims 1982, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1982, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1985, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1996, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1997, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1998, United States Court Appeals (6th and 11th circuit) 1998, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985.

Works

Membership

Board of directors Student Press Law Center, Arlington, Virginia. Member steering committee Libel Defense Resource Center, New York City. Advisory board Pennsylvania Center for the 1st Amendment, University Park, Freedom Forum 1st Amendment Center, Nashville.

Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association, Sigma Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Stephen Jon Cribari, May 8, 1985.

father:
William Raymond Kirtley

mother:
Faye Marie (Price) Kirtley

spouse:
Stephen Jon Cribari