Law Day 2019: Free Speech – Free Press – Free Society

WHEN: Wednesday, May  1, 2019 | TIME: 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. | LOCATION: Syracuse University College of Law, Dineen Hall, Gray Memorial Court Room, 950 Irving Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13204 | COST: $30. Under NYS rules the CLE associated with this event has been APPROVED for both Newly Admitted and Experienced Attorneys.

We look forward to seeing you at this favorite annual event that celebrates America’s Rule of Law!In the United States and around the world, freedom of speech and the press are among the most important foundations for a free society. Free speech and free press are prominent topics in public discourse and litigation. It is impossible to imagine a free society without these individual liberties, yet historical and current debates surrounding them continually challenge us to consider their boundaries and resilience. Changes in technology have reshaped how free speech and free press work in the everyday world.

Stick around for a 1.0 FREE CLE provided by Roy S. Gutterman, Esq. entitled: “Truth, Lies, and Falsity — a discussion of modern defamation, liability and free speech and press issues.”

Roy S. Gutterman, Esq., is the Director of the Tully Center for Free Speech, He is an Associate Professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Professor Gutterman writes and speaks on media law, free speech, the intersection between courts and journalists and legal education issues. He is a former reporter who wrote for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and clerked for a New Jersey Supreme Court Judge and practiced business and general litigation. He received both his undergraduate and and his Juris Doctorate at Syracuse University.

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