Professor RonNell Andersen Jones is an affiliated fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project and the Teitelbaum Chair and Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. A former newspaper reporter and editor, she is a First Amendment scholar who teaches, researches, and writes on legal issues affecting the press and on the intersection between the media and the courts. Her scholarship addresses the roles of the press as a check on government and a proxy for the people. She is an adviser on the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law Third Torts: Defamation and Privacy. Her scholarly work has appeared in numerous books and journals, including Northwestern University Law Review, Michigan Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Washington University Law Review, and the Harvard Law Review Forum. Jones clerked for the Honorable William A. Fletcher on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to entering academia, she was an attorney in the Issues & Appeals section of Jones Day, where her work focused on Supreme Court litigation and included major constitutional cases.