G-town Panel: Police, Protests & the Press (Oct. 2)

A discussion on police, protests and press  coverage with an expert panel to discuss a hypothetical real-life scenario involving these issues:

* What are the limits of press coverage of a protest occurring on courthouse grounds? Or in the courthouse itself?

* Under what circumstances can a press photographer’s camera and/or memory card be confiscated by law enforcement?

* What are the limits of press coverage or photography when a police officer gives a legitimate order to move?

Panelists include:

Chief Judge Royce Lamberth, US District Court for DC, Mary McCord, US Attorney’s Office for DC, Arthur Spitzer, ACLU of the Nation’s Capita, Mickey Osterreicher, National Press Photographers Association, Chief Cathy Lanier, DC Metropolitan Police Department, Fred D’Ambrosi, WUSA-TV

When: Tuesday, Oct: 2 from 630p to 8p
WHERE: Georgetown University Law Center, Hart Auditorium

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW DC

(Entrance on 2nd Street, NW)

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