FAN 32.2 (First Amendment News) — Upcoming Sullivan conference at University of Oregon

New York Times v. Sullivan 50 Years Later:

Celebrating a Free Speech Landmark

The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications is hosting a conference on the Sullivan case. The schedule for the conference is set out below:

Friday, October 3, 2014 UO School of Law (Room 175)

8-8:30 a.m.          Registration — Location: outside Room 175

8:45-9 a.m.          Opening Remark

  • Michael Moffitt, Dean and Phillip H. Knight Chair, UO School of Law

9-9:50 a.m.          Keynote Address: 

                             “The Anatomy of a Great Case: The People Behind the Precedent

  • Professor Ronald K.L. Collins, University of Washington, School of Law

9:50-10 a.m.         Break

10-10:50 a.m.        NYT v. Sullivan: Has it Withstood the Test of Time?

Moderator:            Professor Ofer Raban, University of Oregon, School of Law

Panelists:

  • Professor Stephen Wermiel, American University, Washington College of Law
  • Attorney Bruce Johnson of Davis Wright Tremain
  • Attorney Ashley Messenger, NPR and American University School of Communication

11-11:50 a.m.        Oregon Law: Things Are Different Here

Moderator: Professor Carrie Leonetti, University of Oregon, School of Law

Panelists:

  • Justice Jack I. Landau, Oregon Supreme Court
  • Judge David Schuman, Oregon Court of Appeals
  • Attorney Charlie Hinkle

12-1:00 p.m.          Break for Lunch

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.   Luncheon Keynote:  “The Press in Unprecedented Times”

  • Former Executive Editor Mike Fancher, Seattle Times and Interim Director at SOJC George S. Turnbull Center

Location: Room 175

2-2:50 p.m.            International & Comparative Law: Still Resonating Abroad?

Moderator: Professor Ibrahim Gassama, University of Oregon, School of Law

Panelists:

  • Attorney Paul Schabas, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Attorney Charles J. Glasser Jr., Bloomberg News
  • University of Oregon Professor Kyu Ho Youm, Jonathan Marshall First Amendment Chair, SOJC

2:50-3 p.m.             Break

3-3:50 p.m.            Journalism Practice & Teaching:

                               Breathing Space for an “Uninhabited, Robust, and Wide-Open” Press?

Moderator: Professor Tim Gleason, University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication

Panelists:

  • Les Zaitz, The Oregonian
  • Brent Walth, Willamette Week
  • Tom Bivins, John L. Hulteng Chair in Media Ethic, SOJC

4-4:15 p.m.           Closing Remarks

  • Julianne Newton, Edwin L. Artzt Interim Dean, University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication

4:15-4:45 p.m.       Reception

Location: Wayne Morse Commons

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