Ellen K. Solender Institute

Ellen K. SolenderThe Ellen K. Solender Institute in Free Speech and Mass Media Library was founded in honor of Professor Ellen K. Solender, a member of the SMU School of Law Faculty from 1973-1994.

The institute is a unique international resource center, providing materials to researchers from courts, legislatures, bureaucracies, the legal profession, legal education, mass media, and telecommunications services.

Its focus is on media law and issues affecting the free flow of information with some emphasis on problems caused by the differences in the law of various democracies as well as those experienced with emerging democracies.