Media Law Resource Center

Serving the Media Law Community Since 1980

Home Databanks

DSC_9152MLRC's Databanks include a searchable collection of briefs from media cases; a searchable directory of information on expert witnesses; and collections of jury and closing argument documents. 

Brief Bank

A searchable collection of briefs in media and First Amendment cases, the majority prepared and submitted by MLRC members.

Expert Witness Directory

Contains information about both defense and plaintiffs' experts, including a list of cases in which they have been designated.

Jury Instructions

Contains proposed and actual jury instructions in media libel, privacy, and related trials. See also 2012 Jury Instruction Manual.)

Jury Verdict Forms

Proposed and used jury verdict forms from a variety of trials.

Closing Arguments

Transcripts of closing arguments in several recent cases.

Access to Databanks

Please note that the online Databanks are accessible only to Media members, Enhanced Defense Counsel Section members, and Basic Defense Counsel Section members that have purchased a subscription. Other MLRC members may access these materials by directly This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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