C. Thomas Dienes

C. Thomas Dienes

Title: Lyle T. Alverson Professor Emeritus of Law

Email: tdienes@law.gwu.edu

B.S., Loyola University, Chicago; J.D., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Constitutional law; First Amendment issues; mass communications law


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Brief Bio:

  • general counsel to U.S. News and World Report (1988-2002)
  • legal consultant to U.S. News & World Report, The Atlantic, and The Fast Company magazines until 2002
  • co-author of Newsgathering and the Law (3d ed., 2005); and co-author of casebook Constitutional Law: Principles and Policy (7th edition)
  • co-authored nine books or monographs and numerous articles, primarily in the areas of constitutional law and communications law
  • advisory board, Communications Lawyer (published by the ABA Forum on Communications Law)