UNC School of Law First Amendment Law Review will host its seventh annual symposium, "Cyberspeech," on Feb. 20, 2009, in collaboration with the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy. Check-in opens at 9 a.m., and the event is from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the UNC School of Law, 160 Ridge Road, Chapel Hill.
Symposium speakers will discuss internet speech and the implications and protections of the First Amendment right of freedom of speech. This year's keynote speaker is Paul Jones, director of ibiblio. Jones is a clinical associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the School of Information and Library Science. In addition to the keynote speech, three panel discussions will focus on internet service provider (ISP) liability, network neutrality, and cyber-bullying.
Additional speakers include:
The symposium is open to the public. Lunch will be provided on-site. UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty and staff are admitted free; students from other schools are admitted for $5; other guests may attend for $40. N.C. State Bar members will be eligible to earn continuing legal education hours.
To register or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://studentorgs.law.unc.edu/falr/.
-February 18, 2009