The program explored how the law governing the application of First Amendment is changing in light of the explosion of student speech online.
Two federal appellate courts are now split over whether the government can force the tobacco industry to place graphic warning labels on cigarette packages.
The Court held that the broadcasters did not have prior notice that these incidents would result in sanctions and that the lack of notice ran afoul of the due-process clause.
By Steven Zansberg
The Aurora theater mass shooting case in Colorado resulted in a series of rulings supporting the public's right of access to judicial records.
By Chad R. Bowman and Shaina D. Jones
Recent court decisions signal that stricter federal pleading standards might permit early resolution of more defamation claims for media defendants.
By Katharine Larsen
Controversy surrounds the European Commission's proposed clause on the protection of personal data.
The September conference will focus on defamation, privacy, editorial tort, news-gathering, and intellectual property issues, and it's designed for defense counsel.
The dinner brings together leading figures in journalism and media law for an evening of socializing, dinner, and honoring those who have advanced the First Amendment.
This year's program will highlight the hottest issues and case law in media, digital communications, intellectual property, and privacy law.