Courtney Douglas is a communications intern at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. Prior to joining the Reporters Committee, she interned with the media litigation division at Davis Wright Tremaine, and she completed public service fellowships at The First Amendment Project in Oakland and in the San Diego mayor’s office. A California native, Courtney is a senior studying English and political science at Stanford University. Her honors thesis in the Ethics in Society program considers enhanced protections for journalists, especially independent reporters, against unlawful searches and seizures. She serves on the board of directors of The Stanford Daily, where she previously served as Editor-in-Chief.