The Future of Free Expression? A Panel Discussion on the “Campus Free Speech Act”

Date(s) - 09/26/2017
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Classroom 5046, UNC School of Law

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. 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.
  • Professor Mary-Rose Papandrea, Judge John J. Parker Distinguished Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at UNC School of Law.
  • Kristen Simonsen Lewis, Assistant University Counsel at UNC, with a focus on First Amendment law.

Check back soon for more information about the event and the panelists!


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