Bruce Johnson

Board Chair
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Professional
Davis Wright Tremaine
Attorney/Partner

For more than four decades, Bruce Johnson has handled major First Amendment matters on all subjects – ranging from opposing prior restraints to drafting and pushing for enactment of the state’s reporter’s shield law, and from defending defamation and privacy cases to litigating prisoners’ rights of access to news. He also has been involved in other First Amendment matters including defending commercial speech protections from government attacks; drafting revised ethics rules and arguing for less onerous regulation of lawyers’ advertising and solicitation activities; protecting consumers’ constitutional rights to boycott from litigation attacks; advancing the development of state defamation privilege law to protect communications on matters of public interest from legal liability; opposing government subpoenas of reporters and the press; debating free-speech rights for robots; and drafting and lobbying for an effective correction-clarification statute for libel and similar claims. He is also the co-author of the Practicing Law Institute treatise, Advertising and Commercial Speech: A First Amendment Guide.

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