Media Law Society Celebrates First Amendment Day

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

12:00 PM

12:50 PM

Classroom 5046

The Future of Free Expression? A Panel Discussion on the "Campus Free Speech Act"                
Classroom 5046, UNC School of Law 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Join us on First Amendment Day at the UNC School of Law for a discussion on Session Law 2017-196, titled “An Act To Restore and Preserve Free Speech On the Campuses of the Constituent Institutions of the University of North Carolina”.

This recently enacted law affects free expression on campus in multiple ways. Interested in how? Join us to hear a panel of extremely knowledgeable people discuss and debate the ramifications of this new law. This event is being organized by the Media Law Society at the UNC School of Law and will be moderated by Prof. David Ardia. Pizza will be served, courtesy of the wonderful UNC Center for Media Law and Policy!

Panelists will include:

  • Rep. Jonathan Jordan, a member of the N.C. House of Representatives, graduate of the UNC School of Law, and one of the sponsors of this bill
  • Kristen Simonsen Lewis, Assistant University Counsel at UNC, with a focus on First Amendment law
  • Professor Bill Marshall, William Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law at UNC School of Law
  • Professor Mary-Rose Papandrea, Judge John J. Parker Distinguished Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at UNC School of Law

For parking information, please visit the law school’s website.

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