Media Law Sessions at the UNC Festival of Legal Learning

Date(s) - 02/09/2018 - 02/10/2018
All Day

William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Each year, the UNC Festival of Legal Learning provides CLE credit in over 120 subject areas. The Festival, organized by the UNC School of Law, allows attorneys to obtain 12 hours of CLE credit through a convenient and fun schedule spread over two days.

We are thrilled to invite those participating in the Festival to attend the sessions on media law and policy, which will cover everything from defamation law to recent developments at the Federal Communications Commission.  The sessions will presented by the following experts:

  • David S. Ardia, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy;
  • Mary-Rose Papandrea, Judge John J. Parker Distinguished Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the UNC School of Law;
  • Julia C. Ambrose, Attorney at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard;
  • Elizabeth A. DeVos, Attorney at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough;
  • C. Amanda Martin, Attorney at Stevens Martin Vaughn & Tadych;
  • Timothy G. Nelson, Attorney at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard;
  • Dowse B. Rustin IV, Attorney at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough.

The Festival will take place at the William & Ida Friday Continuing Education Center at UNC-Chapel Hill. Sessions will run from 8:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9 and 8:00 a.m.—12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10.

Sessions sponsored by the Center include:

Friday Sessions
Beyond Credit Scores: The Promise and Risk of Alternative Data8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
The Law of Leaks11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Sessions
Recent Developments at the Federal Communications Commission8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
The Law of Defamation: A Primer9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Privacy and Court Records: What Does the First Amendment Require Regarding Online Access?10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Freedom of the Press and the Trump Administration11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

You can find a full list of available sessions in the program guide. To register for the Festival, please visit their registration page.

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