Freedom of press 50 years later

COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY
Judge Robert Sack of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will give the keynote address during Friday’s symposium at RWU.
Posted 2/18/14
Event Date
Friday, February 21, 2014
Event Location
Roger Williams University School of Law, 2nd Floor Atrium
Ten Metacom Ave.
Bristol
Additional Info
Open to the public.
Registration
required. For more
information and to
register, call (401)
254-4658, email
lawevents@rwu.edu or
visit the website.
Friday, Feb. 21,
8:30 a.m. to 3:30
p.m.
In a landmark decision made 50 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the press protection from lawsuits stemming from unflattering news reports. On Friday, a symposium of law professors, First Amendment lawyers, journalists, and a leading federal judge will assess that decision from multiple perspectives.
When: Friday, Feb. 21
Where: Roger Williams University School of Law, 2nd Floor Atrium, Ten Metacom Ave., Bristol

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