Michael J. Lambert

Media, First Amendment Attorney/Journalist

Location icon United States of America

My name is Michael J. Lambert, and I am an attorney focusing in media and First Amendment law. I graduated from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2015 with a J.D. (Juris Doctor) and D.C.L. (Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law).

I am also a journalist. I graduated from the Louisiana State University Manship School of Mass Communication in 2012 with a B.A. in mass communication with a concentration in journalism. I worked as a reporter, primarily in the sports realm, for The Daily Reveille, FoxSports, SportsNola.com, WGSO 990AM, and KLSU 91.1 FM.

My Clippings.Me profile is intended to highlight my writings in both the legal and journalism world.

Portfolio

Legal Writing

Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
Intermediary Liability in the United States

This paper describes and assesses the intermediary liability landscape in the United States, providing an overview of major US legal regimes that protect online intermediaries from liability for user content. It then offers a series of case studies describing ways in which US-based companies and other organizations have structured their operations in compliance with and in response to US law.

The Civilian - LSU Law Center
01/26/2015
The Interview, Charlie Hebdo illustrate complexities of completely supporting free expression

Although many people claim to be supporters of free expression, their actions do not always back up their lofty claims. Supporting free expression in its totality is not a selective process. It’s not a buffet where you fill your plate with expression that favors your viewpoints while leaving out expression in opposition to your views. Although it may be uncomfortable at times, to be a complete supporter of free expression, which includes the communication of ideas through speech and other...

Journalism Writing

SportsNOLA
02/24/2014
American professional sports finally on path to sexuality tolerance - SportsNOLA

Welcome to acceptance, major American professional sports leagues. It's better late than never. As the country has seen the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community gain increased public support in recent years and the U.S. Supreme Court recognize same-sex marriage at the federal level, American professional sports largely stood silent in the background.

WAFB Channel 9 Baton Rouge
10/28/10
Bridgewater's interest in playing with Tigers swells

Miami Northwestern High School quarterback Teddy Bridgewater did this summer what most South Beach-area football players dream of doing - he committed to the University of Miami. The Scout.com five-star gunslinger was set to once again inherit Jacory Harris' position.

Uwire
6/29/10
Former LSU star recovering in New Orleans hospital

Former LSU safety and pitcher Chad Jones is recovering in a New Orleans hospital after suffering leg and foot injuries in a car wreck early Friday morning, according to LSU sports information director Michael Bonnette. "He's still in the hospital in what will be a long recovery process," Bonnette said.

The Daily Reveille
4/24/11
NFL Lockout: Compromise still needed despite court decision

Nelson's decision to end the 45-day lockout should have opened the NFL facilities to the players, right? Wrong. A few players tested the waters Tuesday only to find themselves, for all practical purposes, still locked out.

The Daily Reveille
4/14/11
Caldwell ushers in overhaul of women's basketball program

LSU showed off its new women's basketball coach Nikki Caldwell on Monday to the media, current players and fans. Caldwell will take on the responsibility of steering the women's basketball program back into its glory after its recent rut.

The Daily Reveille
10/14/10
Multiple LSU players continue legacies established by college football bloodlines

Sophomore tight end Chase Clement had a career game Saturday night during LSU's exciting 33-29 win against Florida. The converted defensive end picked up his first reception as a Tiger on a 21-yard, first-quarter catch from junior quarterback Jordan Jefferson. Clement also created the most crucial block of the night when he smashed Florida redshirt freshman linebacker Jelani Jenkins and opened up a cruising lane for LSU senior kicker Josh Jasper on the Tigers' fake field goal in the...

The Daily Reveille
8/24/10
Kelvin Sheppard takes on new role entering senior campaign

The centerpiece of Stone Mountain, Ga., is one of the largest exposed granite domes in North America at 1,686 feet high and five miles around.The LSU football team's defense has its own centerpiece, towering at 6 feet 3 inches and totaling 240 pounds of brute force.

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