Visiting Faculty and Faculty in Residence
Cristina C Tilley
Title/s: Senior Lecturer in Residence
Specialty Area: Conflict of Laws, Torts, Media Law
Professor Tilley is a former news reporter who focuses on media law issues. After graduating from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism, she was a journalist for several years, specializing in business and legal affairs at United Press International and other publications. Professor Tilley graduated from Northwestern University Law School, where she served as Editor in Chief of the Northwestern University Law Review. A member of the Appellate Group at Mayer Brown, she worked extensively on asbestos litigation, securities class action issues, and First Amendment matters. In addition to teaching Media Law and Conflicts at the law school level, she has taught courses in media law and ethics at Northwestern and at DePaul University's College of Communications. She clerked for Judge Richard D. Cudahy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Northwestern University School of Law
- Adjunct Professor, DePaul University - College of Communications
- Adjunct Professor, Northwestern University
- Associate, Appellate Litigation Group, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw
- Chambers of Judge Richard D. Cudahy, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
BSJ, Northwestern University
JD, Northwestern University School of Law
- I am a Camera: Scrutinizing the Assumption that Cameras in the Courtroom Furnish Value by Operating as a Proxy for the Public, forthcoming in University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law (2013).
- Rescuing Dignitary Torts from the Constitution in 78 Brooklyn Law Review 65 (2012).
- Reviving Slander in 2011 Utah Law Review 1025 (2011).