Carolina Students, Moral Mondays and the First Amendment

Date(s) - 09/24/2013
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Carroll Hall Room 33

A panel of Carolina undergraduates who have been arrested at the Moral Monday protests in Raleigh and others will discuss the students’ experiences, the importance of student voices in public debates and the role of civil disobedience in a vibrant democracy.  Panelists will include Joshua Orol, a senior communication studies major from Raleigh; Evan Benz, a second-year law student from Raleigh; Kaori Sueyoshi, a junior business and political science major from Chapel Hill; Jacob Plitman, a peace, war and defense and political science major; and First Amendment attorney Hugh Stevens.  Stevens is a partner in the firm of Stevens Martin Vaughn and Tadych in Raleigh. Parth Shah, a junior journalism major from Charlotte, will moderate.  This panel is being organized by Dr. Cathy Packer, co-director of the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy.

Tagged: 1AD2013, First Amendment Day
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