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Jonathan Dewey Blake, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973, United States District Court District of Columbia 1965, United States District Court Maryland 1985, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1965, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1973. Rhodes scholar, 1960; recipient Gordon Brown prize, 1959.


Blake, Jonathan Dewey was born on June 14, 1938 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. Son of Edgar Bond and Haven (Johnstone) Blake.


Yale University (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1960). Trinity College, Oxford, England (Rhodes Scholar, Bachelor of Arts. Master of Arts, 1962) Master of Arts, 1962).

Yale University (Bachelor of Laws, 1964).


Worked at Covington & Burling. Admitted to the bar, 1965, District of Columbia. Member, Yale Law Journal, 1963-1964.

Co-Author: "A Suggested Approach To The First Amendment Issues Involved In Broadbase Regulation," COMM/ENT, Hastings College and Entertainment Law Journal, University of California, Volume 11, Summer 1989, No. 4; "The National Information Infrastructure Initiative And The Emergence Of The Electronic Superhighway," 46 Federal Communications Law Journal 397, 1994. Author: Book Review, "Supertech: How America Can Win The Technology Race," 44 Federal Communications Law Journal 393, 1992.

"Red Lion Broadcasting Company v. FCC: Fairness and the Emperor's New Clothes," 23 Federal Communications Bar Journal, 1969. "Self-Incriminating Registration Statutes and George Washington's Cherry Tree," 23 Law in Transition 197, 1963.

Co-Author: Book Review, "Tax Reform--Effects on Broadcasters and Broadcasting," edited by Mark Fratrik, 40 Federal Communications Law Journal 427, 1988. "FCC Licensing: From Comparative Hearings to Auctions," 47 Federal Communications Law Journal 179 (1994). Member, Federal Communications Bar Association, President, 1984-1985.

Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Federal Communications Law Journal, 1988—. Chair, American Bar Association International Telecommunications Committee of Communications Law Division of Section of Science and Technology, 1993—.


President Great Falls Citizens Association, Virginia, 1967-1968. Executive Committee, board dirs.Deerfield Academy, Massachusetts, 1980-1985. Member American Bar Association (chair international telecommunications committee 1993-1999), Federal Comm.

Bar Association (president 1980-1985).


Married Prudence Anne Rowsell, December 22, 1964 (divorced June 1977). Children: Juliet Haven, Deborah Anne, Susanna Rowsell. Married Elizabeth L. Shriver, December 9, 1977.

Children: Jonathan Shriver-Blake, Molly Shriver-Blake.