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The practice of media and communications law demands the ability to respond to new challenges arising from traditional, digital and social media formats. This program, celebrating its 50th anniversary, will address recent developments in First Amendment, defamation, privacy, intellectual property, newsgathering, right of publicity, reporter’s privilege law and more. Join an expert faculty of law firm practitioners, in-house counsel, government officials, and academics, and obtain the legal, strategic, and practical guidance needed to keep current in these areas of law and technology.
What You Will Learn
After completing this program, participants will be able to:
- Describe recent developments in electronic media regulation
- Identify key updates in First Amendment jurisprudence
- Discuss legislative, judicial, and regulatory developments in data protection and privacy
- Understand how reporter’s privilege and newsgathering liability are impacting reporting
- Analyze the significance of recent intellectual property decisions
- Explain current issues in right of publicity law and commercial speech
- Review recent developments in Section 230
- Evaluate international media law challenges
- Attendee luncheon on the first day of the program
- Engaging hypotheticals reviewing unique ethical situations that arise in the practice of media law. Earn one hour of Ethics credit.
- Happy Hour following the afternoon sessions on November 10.
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: An interest in media and communications law issues.
Advanced Prep: None