Michael Overing

Expert in censorship and First Amendment issues, defamation, legal communication and internet law
  • Adjunct Professor
  • USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Office: (626) 564-8600


  • media law and regulation
  • privacy rights
  • legal communication
  • public access to information
  • the Ralph M. Brown Act
  • First Amendment and censorship
  • content restrictions
  • defamation, libel and slander
  • copyright infringement and trademark issues
  • online media and internet law
  • electronic discovery
  • internet service providers
  • trade secrets and unfair competition

Additional Information

  • helped develop USC’s first internet law class in 1997