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Three Dogfights & A Funeral: The Roberts Court and the First Amendment
Thursday, March 24, 2011 6:30 PM

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This Supreme Court has been especially active on the First Amendment, taking cases ranging from campaign finance to animal snuff films to violent video games to offensive funeral protests. The panel will discuss the Court’s First Amendment jurisprudence and approach and the constitutional philosophy of the most active Justices, including what can be expected from the two newest Justices, Kagan and Sotomayor. Moderator:
DEVEREUX CHATILLON, SNR Denton US LLP

Speakers:
PAUL SMITH, Jenner & Block; ADAM LIPTAK, Supreme Court Reporter, The New York Times; STEPHEN McALLISTER, Solicitor General of Kansas and Professor of Law, University of Kansas School of Law; BURT NEUBORNE, Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties and founding Legal Director, Brennan Center for Justice, NYU School of Law

Sponsored by:
Committee on Communications & Media Law, Elizabeth McNamara, Chair