Free Speech Attorney to Speak at UNC April 15

Date(s) - 04/15/2016
12:00 am - 1:00 pm

Room 5046, UNC School of Law

On Friday, April 15, the UNC Media Law Society and the UNC Center for Media Law will present a public lecture by David Greene, senior staff attorney and civil liberties director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Greene will talk about life on the front lines of the battle over civil liberties and how students might be able to contribute to the battle.

Greene has significant experience litigating First Amendment issues in state and federal trial and appellate courts and is one of the country’s leading advocates for and commentators on freedom of expression in the arts. He was a founding member of the Internet Free Expression Alliance, and he currently serves on the Northern California Society for Professional Journalists Freedom of Information Committee, the steering committee of the Free Expression Network, the governing committee of the ABA Forum on Communications Law, and advisory boards for several arts and free speech organizations across the country.

Greene is also an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law, where he teaches classes in First Amendment and media law, and an instructor in the journalism department at San Francisco State University. He has written and lectured extensively on many areas of First Amendment Law and is a contributor to the International Encyclopedia of Censorship.

The talk will take place at noon on April 15 at the University of North Carolina School of Law, room 5046.

This event is free and open to the public. Free pizza will be served!

Tagged: First Amendment, Lecture, Privacy
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