November 29, 2018

Hot Topics in Free Speech and Free Press: New Controversies on the Slippery Slope

Program Description

This roundtable discussion will explore several current free press and free speech controversies, including: the impact of White House criticism of the news media; the aftermath of important Supreme Court free speech rulings last spring and the likelihood of new and returning issues arising this Court term; what a more conservative Supreme Court means for free speech and free press; and where are we headed with free speech on campuses.

Speakers

Robert Corn-Revere, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine; Scott Michelman, Legal Co-Director, ACLU of DC; Lata Nott, Exec. Dir., Freedom Forum Institute First Amendment Center; Steve Wermiel, Professor, American University Washington College of Law; Co-Chair, ABA Section on Civil Rights & Social Justice Free Speech and Free Press Committee

Committee/Sponsor

Free Speech and Free Press

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