Thursday, January 30, 2014

Harvard Law Review Symposium on Freedom of the Press


The Harvard Law Review is hosting a symposium on Freedom of the Press on February 15th to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of New York Times v. Sullivan.

Balkinization bloggers Mark Tushnet and Marvin Ammori will speak, and I will be presenting my recent paper, Old School/New School Speech Regulation.

Here is the schedule:

Harvard Law Review Symposium 2014: Freedom of the Press

A conference in celebration of the 50th anniversary of
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964).

February 15, 2014
Harvard Law School
Austin North

8:45 Breakfast

9:20 Introduction:

Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
“Reflections on the First Amendment and the Information Economy”

9:45 Panel 1:

Susan Crawford
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
“First Amendment Common Sense”

Comments by Stuart Benjamin (Duke)

10:55 Panel 2:

Sonja R. West
University of Georgia School of Law
“Press Exceptionalism”

Comments by RonNell Andersen Jones (BYU) and by David Anderson (University of Texas)

12:10 Lunch

1:10 Panel 3:

Marvin Ammori
Fellow, New America Foundation
“Free Speech Lawyering in the Age of Google and Twitter”

Comments by Marjorie Heins (Free Expression Policy Project) and by Jonathan Zittrain (Harvard)

2:35 Panel 4:

Rebecca Tushnet
Georgetown University Law Center
“More than a Feeling: Emotion and the First Amendment”

Comments by Caroline Corbin (University of Miami)

3:45 Panel 5:

Jack Balkin
Yale Law School
"Old School/New School Speech Regulation"

Comments by Yochai Benkler (Harvard) and by Dawn Nunziato (George Washington University Law School)

5:00 Break

5:10 Open Panel

6:00 Dinner

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