Professor Michael Curtis joins ‘Distorting the Truth: Fake News and Free Speech’ symposium on Oct. 27, 2017
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October 25, 2017
Professor Michael Curtis is participating in a symposium sponsored by the Center for Media Law and Policy and the First Amendment Law Review titled “Distorting the Truth: ‘Fake News’ & Free Speech.” The event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill will bring together noted legal scholars, social scientists and professionals, including keynote speaker Angie Drobnic Holan, editor of Politifact, to discuss this increasingly important topic.
Confirmed panelists include:
- Derek Bambauer, Professor of Law, University of Arizona College of Law
- Joseph Blocher, Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
- Clay Calvert, Professor and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication, University of Florida
- Michael Curtis, Judge Donald Smith Professor of Constitutional and Public Law, Wake Forest University School of Law
- Deen Freelon, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina School of Media and Journalism
- David Han, Associate Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law
- Richard L. Hasen, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science, University of California, Irvine
- Lili Levi, Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law
- Ashley Messenger, Senior Associate General Counsel, NPR
- Helen Norton, Professor and Ira C. Rothgerber Chair in Constitutional Law, University of Colorado Law School
- Catherine J. Ross, Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor, George Washington University School of Law
- Emily Thorson, Associate Professor of Political Science, Syracuse University
- Sonja R. West, Otis Brumby Distinguished Professor of First Amendment Law, University of Georgia School of Law
The symposium will be offered both in-person and via live webcast. North Carolina CLE (4.5 credits) is available for both in-person and live webcast attendees.
For more information, please visit the First Amendment Law Review’s event page.