Communications Law 2007

November 8, 2007 - November 9, 2007
Crowne Plaza - Manhattan
1605 Broadway
New York, NY

Mr. Grant will participate in the 9:00 a.m. session entitled Media and Telecommunications on November 9.

Why You Should Attend

Get updated on the hottest issues in media, First Amendment and communications law at the 35th edition of this seminar, one of PLI's most popular. Hear leading Supreme Court practitioners and media lawyers talk about the impact of the Libby trial on the reporter's privilege, how John Boehner's victory over Jim McDermott may affect future leak cases, and the copyright challenges facing Google. Also learn what reporters and news organizations can expect in the wake of Boehner and Hatfill. If you need to know what changes loom on the horizon in media/communications law, be sure to attend this program.

What You Will Learn

  • Will plaintiffs' big scores in Murphy and Thomas chill reporting about judges?
  • Can the government close the courtroom doors in a state secrets case?
  • Can an Internet service provider be held liable when its users express a discriminatory preference in roommates?
  • Will Boehner impact the court's decision in Rosen?
  • Can the right of privacy trump the ability of scientists and journalists to investigate the validity of repressed childhood memories?
  • Does the First Amendment permit a municipality to prohibit some, but not all, outdoor solicitation?

Who Should Attend

Firm attorneys, in-house counsel and allied professionals who practice in the fields of media and telecommunications, corporate compliance, privacy law, campaign finance and First Amendment issues.

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