Leaks, Leakers and the Law
Jeffrey Hunt is a First Amendment attorney in Salt Lake City, Utah, and an Iowa State alumnus. He regularly represents national and local media companies in state and federal courts and counsels clients on defamation, privacy and First Amendment rights. He serves as local counsel for two national television networks and in 1992 founded the Utah Freedom of Information Hotline, which provides free legal assistance to the public and journalists. Hunt earned his BA in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in 1983. During the four years following, he was a Copy Editor for the Des Moines Register, and a reporter for the Quad-City Times and Deseret News. Hunt is an adjunct professor at the University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law. Part of the First Amendment Day Celebration.