Morgan Weiland

Former Legal Intern
Academic Background:

Joint Degree Candidate, J.D., in progress at Stanford Law School (expected 2015) and Ph.D. candidate, Stanford University, Department of Communication; B.A., Carleton College, Political Science and Cinema & Media Studies (2006)

Work Experience:

Student Fellow, Stanford Center for Internet & Society; Research Project Manager, Media Matters for America; Reporter, Bloomberg BNA; Reporter, Elsevier

Legal Interests:

First Amendment, especially Free Press and Speech; Communications law and policy; Privacy

Bio/Other Interests:

I grew up in Southern Louisiana, traveled up the Mississippi for College, and then made my way to D.C. to begin my career in media. After participating in the '08 election war room at Media Matters, I made the shift to the West Coast to pursue a joint J.D./Ph.D. at Stanford. When I'm not in the library, I love hitting the dog park with my dog, cooking with my husband, and cross-traning.

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